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  • Take a Moment to Appreciate Nature’s Diversity with Fun Facts About the Leafy Seadragon
    by Andy Corbley on September 24, 2021 at 5:21 pm

    As an example of the majesty of life, the art of camouflage, and the extremes of evolution—one need look no further than the leafy seadragon of South Australia. Fondly called “Leafies” by the Aussies of Melbourne and Adelaide, it is a member of the genus that includes pipefishes, seadragons, and seahorses, and takes its name The post Take a Moment to Appreciate Nature’s Diversity with Fun Facts About the Leafy Seadragon appeared first on Good News Network.

  • Fossil Found by Kids in New Zealand Turns Out to Be From 27 Million-Year-old Giant Penguin
    by Andy Corbley on September 24, 2021 at 3:27 pm

    The remains of a giant prehistoric penguin were discovered fossilized on a beach on New Zealand, delighting a group of young students, and filling in gaps in the fossil record at the same time. The penguin would have stood 1.4 meters tall, while underwater it could stretch out to 1.6 meters, making it far larger The post Fossil Found by Kids in New Zealand Turns Out to Be From 27 Million-Year-old Giant Penguin appeared first on Good News Network.

  • Squirrels Have Very Different Personality Traits – Just Like Humans
    by Good News Network on September 23, 2021 at 4:49 pm

    A study from the University of California, Davis is the first to document personality in golden-mantled ground squirrels, which are common across the western U.S. and parts of Canada. The study found the squirrels show personality for four main traits: boldness, aggressiveness, activity level, and sociability. The findings suggest that understanding how an animal’s personality The post Squirrels Have Very Different Personality Traits – Just Like Humans appeared first on Good News Network.

  • Lost Sea Turtle Washed Ashore With Hypothermia Gets Flown Home to Spain With its Own Boarding Pass
    by Good News Network on September 22, 2021 at 4:37 pm

    An endangered turtle that washed up in Ireland with hypothermia has been returned to its native Canary Islands on a flight—and even had its own boarding pass. The three-year-old Loggerhead sea turtle, known as Julius Caesar or ‘JC’, was discovered on the beach in County Donegal, but has boarded a flight to much warmer waters. The post Lost Sea Turtle Washed Ashore With Hypothermia Gets Flown Home to Spain With its Own Boarding Pass appeared first on Good News Network.

  • Listen to Millions of Monarch Butterflies Make One of the Rarest Sounds on Earth: ‘Just like a waterfall’
    by Good News Network on September 22, 2021 at 2:54 pm

    Monarch butterflies, fluttering in their millions on 3,000-mile journeys, as luminous as stained glass. Seeing them mass migrate is one of the world’s great spectacles. But what about hearing them? Phil Torres of the YouTube channel The Jungle Diaries has recorded the sounds of millions of endangered monarchs as they warm up, then flap their The post Listen to Millions of Monarch Butterflies Make One of the Rarest Sounds on Earth: ‘Just like a waterfall’ appeared first on Good News Network.