Myrmecos has published a proposed formula for determining the stupidity of a taxonomy fail.
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Bats are some of the loudest animals on earth, emitting noises up to 130db, which is louder than a nightclub, or an aircraft taking off.
The BBC mistakenly describe theropods as small.
Enpu Gong has discovered evidence that the small theorpos Sinornithosaurus may have had a venomous bite. This is the first evidence of this in any dinosaur.
Like the Baiji before it, the Chinese Paddlefish appears to be on the brink of extinction, if it has not already slipped over the edge.
Komodo Dragons are venomous, and don’t just rely on the presence of pathogenic bacteria in their mouths to poison prey.
The sandfish is a small desert lizard that recent experiments have show literally swims through sand.
The media hype surrounding Darwinius Massliae has reached fever pitch, and is largely misplaced.
A cool video of a Goblin Shark using it’s protrusible jaws.
The BBC have an article in which Dr Andrew Ross of the Natural History Museum refers to a harvestman a both a spider and an insect. It is neither.