Zooillogix


Daceton armigerum, a highly visual, predatory ant.

Two dozen new species were identified on the plateaus of Eastern Suriname, according to scientists today. The creatures, which include 12 new kinds of dung beetle, were originally discovered during a 2005 expedition sponsored by Suriname Aluminum Company LLC and BHP Billiton Maatschappij Suriname.

Purple-festooned, Atepolus toad


Amazonian snail-eating snake


A dwarf catfish in the Guyanancistrus genus, nicknamed “Big Mouth” by its discoverers