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22 Pokémon inspired by rare EDGE species

Ili Pika (Ochotona iliensis)

Over the last few weeks, you may have found yourself among the millions of people chasing Pokémon around town. But did you know that many Pokémon Go characters are inspired by real animals? When it comes to Pokémon, the weirder the better, so it’s no surprise that so many endangered EDGE species have provided inspiration for […]

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Mythical EDGE Species: Part 2

Mythical EDGE Species continued…. The Leviathan (Hebrew)   One of the earliest mentions of the Leviathan appears in the Tanakh, where it was described as a monstrous sea creature that breathed fire, had shield-like scales, and was impervious to arrows and swords.  Some other sources referred to it as a sea serpent.  As time went […]

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Superhero Sunday: The Top 10 Superpowers of EDGE Species Part 2/2

  Welcome back to Superhero Sunday here at EDGE!  Last week we met a salamander who can go ten years without eating, a bird who’s older than the Titanic, an armoured anteater, and lots more!  This week we continue with our countdown of EDGE species with amazing superpowers, animals that rival the greatest characters in […]

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Superhero Sunday: The Top 10 Superpowers of EDGE Species Part 1/2

Who loves superheroes? We all love superheroes! From Spiderman to the Avengers to Batman to the Fantastic Four to Ant-Man, superheroes are flooding popular culture and becoming an increasingly huge part of western culture. But sometimes we forget that powers that seem impossible in humans are common, even run-of-the-mill, in animals. And nowhere is that […]

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The First International Olm Workshop!

Since the Croatian Herpetological Society started the olm conservation project “PROTEUS” in 2011, we have hosted several very important meetings and round-table discussions within Croatia. This year, however, we were tasked with organising the first international olm workshop, bringing together scientists from Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary and the United Kingdom.      Through a lot […]

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