Top 10 New Species 2014

It is pretty amazing when you think about it – that we are still finding new creatures on our planet that we didn’t know existed.  And they don’t have to be microscopic, or even small.  Check out this slideshow from BBC News for a taste of what still remains to be found…

http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-27511170

Want some more? Here is a list from 2013

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/38639/title/New-Species-Abound/

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A Zonkey?

Check out the new baby born in Florence, Italy.  His name is Ippo and he is a zonkey – a cross between a male zebra and a female donkey.  Pretty cool, eh?

Ippo the Zonkey

You can read about it at the ABC News Website

 

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Delaware Brain Bee

The Delaware Brain Bee will be held on Saturday, January 12, 2013.  I have posted a link below to a PowerPoint that you can use as review practice for some of the Brain Facts book.  Note that it does not cover everything in the book but can be good practice.

Brain Bee Review (pptx)