Tiny Elephant Shrew Species Missing For 50 Years Reappears

"The mouse-sized species, called the Somali sengi, became a ‘lost species’ following its last scientific recording in 1968 – in spite of local sightings, which ultimately were never confirmed. Until now, with the adorable little creature having been found alive and well in Djibouti, a country in the Horn of Africa, during a scientific expedition." … Continue reading Tiny Elephant Shrew Species Missing For 50 Years Reappears

Is There a New Baby Panda Due

An ultrasound today revealed that the National Zoo’s resident giant panda, Mei Xiang, could be expecting. A signal of hope emitted from the Smithsonian's National Zoo this morning as caretakers discovered that resident giant panda Mei Xiang (may-SHONG) may be pregnant. An ultrasound revealed tissues that indicate a baby panda could be growing, though it is too … Continue reading Is There a New Baby Panda Due