A new kind of chocolate?
Chocoholics (and cacao growers) rejoice! A type of cocoa once believed extinct has been found!
Actual dinosaur feathers preserved in amber from 85 to 70 million years ago! Read more on this incredible discovery at WiredScience, Nature News or read the official paper published this week in Science by Canadian paleontologist Ryan McKellar and colleagues from the University of Alberta. | +
China’s baiji dolphin may have already gone the way of the dodo. Take a look at these other animals that scientists think disappeared from the wild in the past decade.
Eastern cougar now extinct
Scientists suspect that the animal has been extinct since the 1930s
Scientists say the baiji dolphin is most likely extinct. Here are 9 other animals they think disappeared in the past 10 years.
'Extinct' plant rediscovered on remote volcano cliff
Explorers have been dangling by rope from a rock face for several weeks to nurse the tiny fern back to health.