Tags » Strange Science

10 Crazy New Species Discovered in 2015: Dracula Ants, Shape-Shifting Frogs, and Dwarf Dragons

I live in San Francisco and the California Academy of Sciences is one of my favorite places to visit! Who doesn’t love penguins, rainforests, albino alligators, and a rad planetarium all under one roof?? 271 more words

Science

New Species: Glowing 'Ninja Lanternshark' Lights up the Deep Sea

I was taught to not bury the lead, so here goes. This is a ninja lanternshark. That’s right – NINJA + SHARK. This new species of lanternshark is black, stealthy, lives in the deep sea, and oh yeah… it glows. 169 more words

Science

This Insane 'Blue Dragon' Pokemon-Wannabe Sea Slug Packs a Powerful Sting

Australia is home to some pretty gnarly creatures, but I’ve never seen one quite this unsettling. Don’t get me wrong, this alien-like sea slug is oddly beautiful – it just gives me chills.  214 more words

Strange Science

World's First Two-Headed Neon 'Toxic' Sea Slug Discovered in Borneo

This neon two-faced sea slug might look like something you’d find in a sci-fi movie, but it was just found right here on Earth! 🐛 171 more words

Science

First Known Venomous Frogs Uses Spiky Faces To Deliver Deadly Headbutt

Don’t try to butt heads with these little guys – it just might kill you! The first known venomous frogs have been discovered Brazil. They use small spines on their head, and a vicious head thrash, to inject their potent venom. 267 more words

Science

These Tiny Fluffy 'Sea Bunny' Slugs Almost Broke the Internet

Who knew sea slugs could be adorable? The ‘sea bunny’ slug, or Jorunna parva, is a species known for its fluffy bunny-like appearance. No wonder it just gave the internet a heart attack! 107 more words

Science

Hades Centipede Discovered in the Deepest, Darkest Caves of Croatia

In Greek mythology Hades is god of the dead and king of the underworld. Now, Hades is the deepest cave-dwelling centipede known to man.

Geophilus hadesi… 225 more words

Science