They weigh about 1kg and their eyes are six times more powerful than humans.
Image copyright Nick Wiggins/ABC Image caption Wildlife expert Caitlin Raynor posted a note above the bush stone-curlew When wildlife expert Caitlin Raynor saw a bird mesmerised with its reflection, she feared people might be concerned. So she posted a note above it. “I’m a bush stone-curlew,” the message explained. “I’m fine. I just like to […]
Media captionMiles Soloman tells Radio 4’s World At One how he discovered something the Nasa experts missed A British teenager has contacted scientists at Nasa to point out an error in a set of their own data. A-level student Miles Soloman found that radiation sensors on the International Space Station (ISS) were recording false data. […]
Image copyright Illustration by Gavin Mouldey Image caption Scientists say the newly found bat resembled this other kind of extinct burrowing bat The fossilised remains of a giant burrowing bat that lived in New Zealand millions of years ago have been found on the country’s South Island. The teeth and bones of the extinct bat […]