Science or Fiction
Hypsugo dolichodon, or the long-toothed pipistrelle, is a bat with impressive canines that it uses in colonies to kill through exsanguination much larger animals, as large as an ox. http://assets.worldwildlife.org/publications/800/files/original/magical_mekong_new_species_discoveries_2014_compressed.pdf?1432838557&_ga=1.170694632.997183125.1433887049
Cyrtodactylus vilaphongi is a bent-toed gecko whose claim to fame is being the 10,000th reptile in the reptile database.
Ampulex dementor is a new species of wasp, inspired by the dementors of Harry Potter, that turns its prey into zombies before consuming them.
Skeptical Quote of the Week.
“Be not astonished at new ideas; for it is well known to you that a thing does not therefore cease to be true because it is not accepted by many.” - Baruch Spinoza