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Zoologger: Stealth millipede wears living camouflage

A newly discovered species of Colombian millipede wears moss on its back, in a bizarre partnership between creepy-crawly and plant
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Newly Discovered Plant Bows Down and Buries Its Own Seeds

Academics / General Science : 80beats (3 years ago)

A botanist has discovered a new species of plant in eastern Brazil whose branches bend down upon bearing fruit and deposit seeds on the ground, often burying them in a covering of soft soil or moss. This trick is an example of geoca... Read Post

Zoologger: Unique life form is half plant, half animal

Biology / Zoology : New Scientist - Zoologger (3 years ago)

A newly discovered single-celled organism isn't an animal, isn't a plant, and isn't even a neat hybrid of the two Read Post

Bizarre mapping error puts newly discovered species in jeopardy

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (last week)

Scientists in the Democratic Republic of Congo have discovered a new species of plant living in a remote rift valley escarpment that’s supposed to be inside of a protected area. But an administrative mapping error puts the reserve’s... Read Post


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