21 Sep '11, 10pm

Scientists confirm ancient Egyptian knowledge: Nile crocodile is two species: DNA has shown that the Nile crocod...

Scientists confirm ancient Egyptian knowledge: Nile crocodile is two species: DNA has shown that the Nile crocod...

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Pictures: Scientists discover 12 new frog species in India

Pictures: Scientists discover 12 new frog speci...

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In this August 2009 photo released by Systematics Lab, Delhi University, a meowing night frog sits in the forests of the W...