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13

Nov

A new kind of chocolate?Chocoholics (and cacao growers) rejoice! A type of cocoa once believed extinct has been found!

A new kind of chocolate?
Chocoholics (and cacao growers) rejoice! A type of cocoa once believed extinct has been found!

16

Sep

electricorchid:

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. | +

electricorchid:

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. | +

29

Mar

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.

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.

03

Mar

Eastern cougar now extinctScientists suspect that the animal has been extinct since the 1930s

Eastern cougar now extinct
Scientists suspect that the animal has been extinct since the 1930s

21

Jan

Scientists say the baiji dolphin is most likely extinct. Here are 9 other animals they think disappeared in the past 10 years.

Scientists say the baiji dolphin is most likely extinct. Here are 9 other animals they think disappeared in the past 10 years.

09

Jan

05

Jan

Here’s a look at the animals that were declared extinct from 2001-2010.

Here’s a look at the animals that were declared extinct from 2001-2010.

03

Jan

'Extinct' plant rediscovered on remote volcano cliffExplorers have been dangling by rope from a rock face for several weeks to nurse the tiny fern back to health.

'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.