Our readers love cuddly animal photos but today's creepy holiday calls for ugly critters! (Via @mongabay)
Photos: three bizarre bats discovered in Southeast Asia (10/30/2011) In the forests of Cambodia and Vietnam, researchers have discovered three new species of tube-nosed bats, known for extraordinary nostrils that look like blooming flowers. The new bats, described in the Journal of Mammalogy, are likely imperiled by deforestation. "They all possess specially shaped nostrils (hence the name for the group) the exact role of which not known yet," Gabor Csorba, lead author of the paper with the Hungarian Natural History Museum, told mongabay.com. Romney joins climate change denier camp? (10/28/2011) Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney reversed his position on the underlying drivers of recent climate climate change, stating "we don’t know what’s causing climate change," reports ThinkProgress.org. Animal picture of the day: Halloween frog mounts pumpkin (10/27/2011) A Halloween enr...