They have slender bodies, swollen legs, eyes that run down to the mouth and “tails” that are longer than themselves.
With new recruits that keep raining in from up above, this unique society has no queen, and the ants work in pitch darkness with no obvious access to food
A 3D-printed replica of a 2000-year old Egyptian mummy’s skull is helping scientists answer how the individual may have died
The odd feeding behaviour may even help keep the young insects together in a primitive form of social living.
Keep your friends close, and your enemies closer.
A number of examinations have been rendered null and void after evidence emerges of cheating.
Indian dancing frogs are unusual enough, with their habit of waving their feet in the air. Now it turns out their tadpoles are peculiar as well.
Fan-throated lizards are small ground dwellers. The males flaunt a multihued, fan-shaped fold of skin on their throats during the breeding season.
Five new species of brightly coloured freshwater crabs have been found in the Western Ghats, India’s wildlife haven.
Indian researchers, in collaboration with the Natural History Museum in London, have found a new species of burrowing, non-venomous snake that has smooth, shiny scales.
Blue-capped cordon-bleu has a special talent.
Government and non-government organisations have to come together in sensitising tribal people about the importance of amphibian conservation.
Male Gracixalus treefrogs woo females with their original compositions.
Horizontal pupils keep grazers safe, vertical pupils help predators to ambush prey.
Study explains how wandering ants guide a group of food gatherers back to the nest.