Biology News
Photo exhibition showcases fauna and flora of Theosophical Society - Times of India

Times of India
Spread over 280 acres on the southern bank of the Adyar river, the Theosophical Society campus is a haven for a variety of flora and fauna. More than 30 species of birds are residents here. A good number of rare birds such as Indian pitta, orange ...

Philippines Island of Mindanao a Biodiversity Hot Spot - Seeker

The Caraga region of northeast Mindanao, an island in the southern Philippines, has been identified as the top biodiversity hot spot for amphibians and reptiles in the country, the region boasting more species, for an area of its size, than any other ...

Capuchin Monkey Throws Wrench into Human Evolution Story - Discovery Institute

Discovery Institute
The findings don't challenge the record of human evolution in Africa, researchers say, in which such tools are found in a context that makes clear they were produced by hominids. But the flakes do show that neither the human hand nor brain is necessary ...

Scorpions of Southern Africa

Maidenhead - United Kingdom

Information about scorpions in Africa south of the Zambezi River.

New Insect Order Found in Southern Africa
United States

Description and image of an insect discovered in Namibia that resembles a cross between a stick insect, a mantid, and a grasshopper.

South Africa

The Society was founded as the Electron Microscopy Society of Southern Africa (EMSSA) in 1962 and became a formal member of IFSEM (the International Federation of Societies for Electron Microscopy) in 1966. The primary objectives of the Society are bullet to further microscopy in the broadest sense in all branches of science bullet to facilitate communication and co-operation between microscopists and with other scientists bullet to ac

European Southern Observatory: Hunting Mirages in the Southern Sky

Discusses the pursuit of cosmic mirages.


The characteristics of these creatures, their life cycle, feeding and habitat, with illustrations.

United States

Description and biology of scorpions from Desert USA.

South Africa

Photographs and general information including classification, habits and behavior and reproduction.

European Scorpions
United Kingdom

Information and images of scorpions found in the UK and the continent.

Pseudoscorpionidae: False Scorpions

An introduction with illustrations of Synsphyronus niger and Synsphyronus absitus.

Larval Orientation in Scorpions
United States

Warren Savary's technical article about the way scorpion moms carry their babies.

United States

Scorpions are among the most feared animals. Luis F. de Armas explains some of the misconceptions about them and provides some interesting records and data.