Finding complete fossils of dinosaurs and amphibians is a difficult task, with museums and universities spending millions of dollars to reconstruct and acquire these ancient specimens.
Researchers at the Monterey Bay Aquarium are currently studying a group of yet-unnamed boneworms of the genus Osedax. The worms' larvae infest the carcasses of dead animals found on the ocean floor and gradually chow down on the bones. [PhysOrg]
The giant smalleye stingray is a rare and elusive creature, winging quietly off the coast of Mozambique. Now, for the first time, this largest of the stingray species has been captured on film.