It turns out that the beautiful Island of Madagascar is not just home to escaped zoo animals from New York, but also the home of the Golden Orb Spiders, renowned for their gold silken threads. Now, for the first time ever, the spider threads have been woven into a stunning, never before seen piece of textile.
If you are in the market for an almost perfect Tyrannosaurus-Rex (T-Rex), you better book your ticket to Las Vegas. For on October 3rd, Samson, one of the World's largest, most complete fossil of this ferocious dinosaur, will be up for grabs - to the highest bidder.
American school children were in for a real treat when they headed back to school after the Labor Day weekend on September 8th - a welcoming speech from the President of the United States, Mr. Barack Obama.
While it was known that the giant woolly mammoth is the ancestor of the modern-day elephant, very little was known about how and when the modern day elephant and other mammals evolved following the demise of the dinosaurs, about 65 million years ago.