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Ecology Source: National Geographic News
Thursday, Aug 06, 2015, 7:43am Rating: | Views: 1046 | Comments: 0
When is a jackal not a jackal? When it's really a 'golden wolf' WASHINGTON (Reuters) - They look alike, act alike and long have been considered to be the same species. But, in the case of the golden jackals found across parts of Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Europe, it turns out that appearances can be deceiving.
The gastric-brooding frog: how to bring a species back from the dead – video Australia's gastric-brooding frog was discovered in the 1970s but by the early 1980s was classed as extinct. However, this remarkable frog, which projectile-vomits its young after gestating them in its stomach, is the subject of ground-breaking research at the University of New South Wales to recreate an extinct species.