New eel

Last year this eel was found for the first time in an ocean cave in Palau.

It is so different from common eels that it is not only a new species, it is a new genus too, Protoanguilla palau is its full name, and it has been around for millions of years.

It is thought that there are thousands and thousands of animals still waiting to be discovered, especially in the oceans and underground.

Hearts 0-5 Spurs

Rafael van der Vaart scores the first goal

My favourite football team, Tottenham Hotspurs (nickname Spurs) played their first match of the season yesterday.

It was away to Hearts (Scotland) in the first leg of the Europa Cup qualifying round. Spurs played really well and won 5-0 with goals from van der Vaart (Holland), Defoe (England), Livermore (England), Bale (Wales) and Lennon (England).

The second leg will be next week at White Hart Lane, Spurs’ home ground, and Spurs have a very good chance to progress to the next round.