Giraffe genetic secret: Four species of tallest mammal identified. Those four species include: ■ southern giraffe (Giraffa giraffa), ■ Masai giraffe (G. tippelskirchi), ■ reticulated giraffe (G. reticulata) ■ northern giraffe (G.
Researchers Discover A Mysterious, Glowing Jellyfish
Photographer Stephen Belcher spent a week photographing golden snub-nosed monkeys in a valley in the Zhouzhi Nature Reserve in the Qinling Mountains, China. The monkeys have very thick fur, which they need to withstand the freezing nights in winter.
Science - The New York Times. Meet the Greenland Shark. It Could Be the Longest-Living Vertebrate. Researchers used radiocarbon dating of the eye lenses of these lazy-looking predators to estimate that they have a life expectancy of at least 272 years.
Forget cockroaches: Why microscopic 'water bears' will outlive us all