Boston Dynamics, better known for the hulking robot brute known as ATLAS, has just revealed a considerably smaller creation that looks like a cross between a golden retriever and a baby giraffe. See more >>
Poor snake. This slithery Stimson’s Python somehow managed to shed its skin completely within itself. The tail, oddly enough, finished shedding inside the mouth of the snake, forming a perfect Ouroboros-style circle that unfortunately trapped the snake inside of its old skin. See more >>
Researchers studied great tits from different walks of life to see what could be surmised about the effects of urban dwellings, and the results show that – for at least this species – city life was causing the birds to age faster.
Colorado is home to Sulphur Cave, which is exactly what it sounds like: a big, nasty hole that’s filled with deadly gas and dripping with acid. Nothing should live there. It’s basically hell on Earth. But then, scientists discovered clumps of these wriggling nightmare-worms living on the cave floor. Read more >>