This beautiful hummingbird has only been photographed in the wild once before. Conservationists now have reason to be hopeful that one of the most endangered species of "missing birds" on Earth may not be as doomed as previously believed. In the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountains of Colombia, a local birdwatcher recently captured images of the Santa Marta sabrewing … [Read more...] about Colombian Researchers Find One Of The World’s Most elusive “Lost Birds”
Imagine finding a gap in the ground and rappelling more than 600 feet to reveal a lush forest covered with plants as high as your shoulders. It sounds like something from a fantasy film, but a group of Chinese speleologists recently experienced just that. The team ventured on a fascinating adventure to the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of southern China, where they … [Read more...] about Chinese Researchers Find a lush Forest Growing Within a 630-Foot Sinkhole
Police in the southeast Chinese province of Fujian were able to apprehend a thief with the aid of two dead mosquitoes. It was discovered that the 1993 film "Jurassic Park," in which scientists recovered dinosaur DNA from mosquitoes preserved in amber, provided as inspiration for the police. According to authorities, the intruder, who entered the house from the balcony, … [Read more...] about Find a Thief in China With The Use of Mosquito Blood DNA!
Seeing a baby bird in danger is never a pleasant experience, and the more compassionate among us often rescue, care for, and hope that they will be strong enough to fly away and fend for themselves. However, it is not always a smart idea, because adopting wild birds, whether temporarily or permanently, might cause more harm than good. This movie, which was featured by Slate … [Read more...] about What Should You Do If You Find A Baby Bird Outside Its Nest?
A group of rats have developed the ability to maneuver little vehicles around in search of food. How did this improbable situation occur? Actually, for a rather intriguing reason. The vehicle-driving rats were employed by researchers from the University of Richmond in Virginia to demonstrate how an enriched environment can enhance cognitive function and aid develop the … [Read more...] about Researchers Find That Relaxing Rats By Letting Them Operate Miniature Cars