Lepidodactylus buleli – New Species of Gecko Discovered by French Scientists

November 12, 2008 / No Comments

The French have discovered there is something else besides new species of cheese to be discovered. Some scientists have hatched a new gecko species - Lepidodactylus buleli, from an egg taken from its nest in a South Pacific island, then transported 12,000 miles to Paris in a Kleenex box. What is remarkable is not just that there is a new species ...

Two Headed Animals – When Two Heads are Not Better than One

June 10, 2008 / 4 Comments

We say, or at least some people say, that two heads are better than one. The Japanese say "sannin yoreba monchuu no chie" which roughly translates to three heads being better than one. But, not always. In China's Hunan province a gecko has been found with a head on each of its body. The little fellow was found wandering to and fro, ...