New species of small tyrannosaur ancestor sheds light on T. Rex’s path to becoming ‘King of the Dinosaurs’

Moros intrepidus. Credit: Jorge Gonzalez. Tyrannosaurus rex is in the public’s mind the ultimate apex predator during the age of the dinosaurs. It is true that few other dinosaurs were as fierce and well equipped to take down even some of the toughest game in prehistoric times as T. rex was. However, T. Rex was […]

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Third wild breeding pair of Bearded Vultures confirmed in Andalucia

One of the breeding Bearded Vultures pair in Andalucia Bearded Vulture pair Encina and Sansón are set to become Andalucia´s third pair of breeding Bearded Vultures since the release of captive-bred birds began in 2006, according according to the team from the Junta de Andalucía’s Ministry of Environment and Territorial Planning. The Bearded Vulture breeding season […]

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A ‘virgin’ fish named Mary got pregnant without having sex

Pictured: one of Mary’s offspring in the aquarium at School of Life Sciences, University of Nottingham. Credit: Laura Dean. Stickleback fish (Gasterosteus aculeatus) make babies without having sex. Like most other fish, the female lays unfertilized eggs which the males later fertilize with sperm in the nest. But somehow, one such female got pregnant and produced […]

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