10 New Animals Discovered In 2013 [Pictures]

Though humanity has expanded into just about every corner of the globe, every year scientists turn up more new plants and animals. Many more remain yet undiscovered. Here’s a roundup of some new critters added to the ledger of known species in 2013:


Beached Dolphins In Brazil Spotted By Rio Grande Do Norte Environmental Police

Around 30 large dolphins beached themselves in northeastern Brazil, and news reports said that at least seven of them had died. Known as false killer whales, ran aground on the shallow sands of Upanema beach in Areia Branca, roughly halfway between the cities of Fortaleza and Natal.

Earth Day … According to NASA (SEE PICTURES)

Like every April 22 since 1970, the world celebrates Earth Day. Everyone seeks to celebrate in the best possible way, some goes marching, some organizes parades, some takes as a reference date for starting projects, and many more perform actions for the planet. We leave each of these pictures so that like us, you can marvel at the nobility of our planet…

Blue Animals

 The majesty of nature always gives us reason to admire and appreciate. Thanks to the magic of photography we leave them a series of images of animals blue, more specifically amphibians, insects and reptiles. There are from all over the world, Tanzania, Suriname, Panama, Costa Rica, New Guinea, Indonesia, Madagascar, Colombia, Malaysia and Brazil. Photographer…

Discover Lego animals at the Bronx Zoo

Not all the animals at the Bronx Zoo are running wild in summer 2011. Thanks to a group of Lego Master Builders, life-size sculptures of a tiger, giraffe, gorilla, flamingos, and other animals built entirely of Lego bricks greet visitors to the Wildlife Conservation Society’s zoo. From now through September 30, you can see these…

Volcano erupts in Chile

The eruption of the Puyehue volcano in the Andes mountains of southern Chile last weekend provided some spectacular images of the force of nature. Ash covers the landscape and thousands of people were evacuated from the surrounding rural communities. The volcano, which hasn’t been active since 1960 when it erupted after an earthquake, sent its…

Endangered species 2011

Deforestation caused by the indiscriminate felling of forests, hunting and bycatch are major causes of the decline of endemic species in Latin America. Although the disappearance of these species may respond to natural causes, currently the main cause of biodiversity loss is the action of human beings. When a class of animal or plant is…

Great Migrations

Move as millions, survive as one. That is the subtitle to the new seven-part television series from National Geographic called “Great Migrations”. Animals great and small are on the move around the world, chasing resources in dangerous journeys that might take mere hours or span generations