The number of endangered species in Canada is growing. Five new animal species and five types of plants were declared endangered in November by a committee of wildlife experts.
Woolly Mammoth Sparks Debate Over Cloning
A woolly mammoth carcass that was frozen in ice for 40,000 years may make it possible for scientists to bring the extinct species back to life.
The mammoth was found embedded in ice on a remote island off northern Russia in May 2013.
The World’s Tallest Cow
Blosom the cow has many good qualities. She’s sweet. She’s kind and she is very friendly.
But she also has a claim to fame that no other cow has.
Blosom is officially the world’s tallest cow.
She stands 190 centimetres or six feet, four inches tall “from the hoof to the withers,” according to her official certificate.
Robotic Chick Lets Researchers Get Close to Penguins
A small robot that looks and acts like a baby penguin is helping researchers study penguins in a more natural way.
When scientists study any animals in the wild, it usually means a human has to get close to them to gather information. But people make animals nervous, so when human researchers are around, the animals don’t act the way they normally would.
Scientists Explain How Asteroid Impact Led To Dinosaur Extinction
Most scientists agree that dinosaurs became extinct after a huge asteroid (space rock) struck the Earth. Now, an international team of researchers thinks they can show exactly why the asteroid caused dinosaurs died out.
New Dinosaur Species Found in Venezuela
A previously unknown species of dinosaur that was found in South America has given scientists some surprising new information about the Early Jurassic period.
The dinosaur was discovered by an international team of scientists in Venezuela, a country on the northern coast of South America.
Ancient Beetle Fossils Helping Scientists Understand Global Warming
Beetle fossils found in an ancient lake bed in British Columbia are helping scientists to understand global warming in the past and the present.
Fossilized palm bruchine beetles were discovered at the McAbee fossil site near Cache Creek, B.C., by scientists from Simon Fraser University.
Bees Go Buzz… Or Sum Sum… Or Vizzz
We all know that a pig says “oink” and a cow says “moo,” right?
Well, that’s true if you live in North America and you speak English.
But what about in other countries and languages? Do animals say different things?
Dinos May Belong To A Different Species: Study
A new study suggests that dinosaurs may be neither reptiles or mammals, as previously thought. In fact, they could be an entirely new species.
Cat Cafés To Open In Toronto, Montreal
Soon, people in Toronto may be able to enjoy a hot chocolate or a coffee in a “cat café.”
Two groups of people in the city are trying to raise enough money to open cat cafés.