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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…

Mini-Bosses from Castlevania?

We had a bat house hanging from the second story of my home growing up. My brother loved bats and I fully endorsed sharing our home with them. These critters might be a different story. Bat species, like many creatures, can be difficult to tell apart based purely on physiology. These new bats were recently…