19 years for a moustache
The moustached mystery The existence of the Guadalcanal moustached kingfisher, also known as the Mbarikuku, had remained a mystery toRead more.
Playing Hide and Go Seek in Kalalau Valley
Hawai’i is easily one of the most isolated places on earth, home to over ten thousand species found nowhere elseRead more.
Hunting for a Harlequin – rediscovering the Jambato harlequin frog
The Jambato harlequin frog was not always a rarity. Many villagers from the mountains of northern Ecuador remember the daysRead more.
The Cuban Solenodon: Is it a goat; is it a bird… no it’s a dinosaur rat!
If I told you that I knew an animal that smelled like a goat, chirped like a bird, kills withRead more.
Meet the Lost & Found team: Elliot Connor
Elliot Connor is a young conservationist living in Sydney, Australia. He is a passionate insect-lover, and his raised fig treeRead more.
In the Footsteps of Giants: Reviving the legacy of a lost naturalist
If you’re reading this (and I’m pretty sure you are), then the chances are that you’ve heard of a blokeRead more.
The Trouble with Tortoises: How a Galapagos giant was rediscovered after more than a century
They say that television is a force for evil, corrupting our youth as they while away their days, eyes gluedRead more.
The tale of the Night Parrot: An epic of rediscovery against the odds
Parrots are birds. Birds fly. So parrots fly. Simple, right? Well, not exactly.Read more.
Frogs, sex and la(r)va
The Quito rocket frog (Hyloxalus jacobuspetersi) disappeared before it even got a name. It was first described for science in 1991,Read more.
From saddle cover to media sensation: the story of the yellow-tailed woolly monkey
During his famous 5 year-long expedition to Latin America (1799-1804), Alexander von Humboldt collected, together with his naturalist partner, AiméRead more.
Un-masking the true identity of the Tasman Booby
Remote volcanic islands, ancient bones, scientists and a species brought back from the dead. It might sound like a JurassicRead more.
Now you see it, now you don’t: the troubled tale of the estuarine pipefish
The estuarine pipefish, has been playing a frightening game of hide-and-seek for decades. Not only was this pipefish thought toRead more.