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2015-03-29 16:02:56

The blue whale is the largest animal on Earth ever, well, besides your mom.

Giant Cockroach Expands To The North With Discovery Of 3 New Species
2013-02-28 13:17:21

Cockroaches (Blattodea) are an insect order remarkable in their biodiversity and distribution, with more than 4500 species known and great geographical reach. The cockroach genus Pseudophoraspism has has been reported from China for the first time thanks to the discovery of three new species

New Technique Shaves Tons Off Dinosaur Weight
2012-06-06 07:31:40

Dinosaurs, some of the largest creatures to have ever walked the earth, have for the first time been accurately weighed by scientists using a new technique, and the results indicate that we have been guilty of wrongly portraying them as massively heavy beasts.

2009-03-18 09:11:43

Somewhere out there in the ocean, SpongeBob SquarePants has a teeny-tiny cousin and a humongous uncle.

2008-08-01 18:00:10

By SUE VORENBERG Scientists hope to gain insight into fossil record by studying current size ranges By Sue Vorenberg The New Mexican Some would say it's impossible to draw a picture of something when you can only see 2 percent of it.

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2008-04-30 12:10:00

Researchers at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa reported the eye size of the world’s largest squid, adding that they may be the largest animal eyes ever discovered.


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2006-12-12 13:54:46

The Giant Anteater, Myrmecophaga tridactyla, is the largest species of anteater. It is found in Central and South America. It is the only species in the Myrmecophaga genus. It is a solitary animal, found in many habitats, including grasslands, deciduous forests and rainforests. It feeds mainly on ants and termites, sometimes up to 30,000 insects in a single day. Physiology The Giant Anteater is one of only two mammals without any teeth even in a mature state (the Pangolin being the...

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