A new orange and black bat species is always ready for Halloween

Orange and black bat species

Bats, better known for their mousy looks, can have a colorful side. A new species, discovered when two bats were caught at an abandoned miners’ tunnel in western Africa, sports showy swathes of orange fur. The new finds “are just gorgeous,” says mammalogist Nancy Simmons of the National Museum of Natural History in New York […]

How could two orange tigers produce a white cub?

A rare white tiger cub was born at a zoo in Nicaragua just over a week ago and is being raised by humans after its mother rejected it, AFP news agency reported.  The cub, named Nieve (“snow” in Spanish), is white, but both of its parents are orange Bengal tigers from India. So how did […]