Tuesday, February 07, 2006

New species 

This is fascinating -- just when we start to think there can be nothing new in the world comes a story like this -- A Lost World in Indonesia Yields Riches for Scientists. Here are some of the photos they took on this expedition, including some of the new species they found.
Smoky honeyeater:

Six-wired bird of paradise (not new, but hasn't been seen for more than a century):

'Giant White' rhododendron:

new species of treefrog;

golden-mantled tree kangaroo (which had been thought to be close to extinction):

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