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May 21, 2017
World's rarest marine species vaquita porpoise may be extinct in a year, reveals reportWith an estimated 30 or fewer individuals remaining, vaquita porpoise — the world's most endangered marine mammal — may go extinct by 2018 if no action is taken to save them, a new study warns. Known as the 'panda of the sea' because of its distinctive markings, the vaquita is endemic to the Upper Gulf of California.
Apr 21, 2017
Early mammals, the ancestors of humans had powerful night-time visionThe researchers examined those night-vision genes in many mammals and reptiles, including snakes, alligators, mice, platypuses and humans.
Apr 30, 2016
Burning bright: Award-winning ecologist Uma Ramakrishnan speaks of her tiger conservation workThe first Indian to win the prestigious Parker/Gentry Award, ecologist Uma Ramakrishnan tells us about the challenges facing the survival of tigers in India
Mar 04, 2016
Size doesn't matter: Parrots, crows as smart as apes despite much smaller brainsWhile ape brains weigh 275 to 500 gm on average, birds, who are just as skilful despite lacking a cortex, only manage five to 20 gm
Mar 03, 2016
Dead dolphins washing up on Mumbai shores aren't unique: Over 100 such incidents since 2015, says expertA month after a 40-foot Bryde whale was found washed ashore on Juhu beach in Mumbai, three dolphins have been spotted dead on three different shores of Mumbai in the past 24 hours.
Aug 16, 2013
Meet Olonguito: An adorably cute mammal scientists just discoveredImagine a mini-raccoon with a teddy bear face that is so cute it is hard to resist, let alone overlook. But somehow science did — until now.
Aug 16, 2013
Meet Olonguito: An adorably cute mammal scientists just discoveredImagine a mini-raccoon with a teddy bear face that is so cute it is hard to resist, let alone overlook. But somehow science did - until now.