Mosquitoes are tiny, but they’re a big problem for captive marine mammals – these little bugs have been the cause of death for at least two orcas.
Rafting Across the Pacific: Invasive Species Coming to North America with Debris from the Japan Tsunami.
New insights into the ocean life found in hydrothermal vents has been found in an excursion to the Antarctic seafloor. Ongoing ocean exploration around hydrothermal vents near Antarctica has enabled teams of scientists to discover new species. Teams compiled by the University of Southampton, British Antarctic Survey, and the University of Oxford were able to [...]
Protopterus annectens, also known as the African lungfish, appears to be an unlikely candidate for a feat such as self-propulsion across land; however, studies on the eel-like body of this freshwater fish may prove otherwise. The African lungfish is capable of living for several months without water, due to its ability to obtain oxygen through [...]