Thursday, October 15, 2015

Over Two Hundred New Species Found In Himalayas, But No Yeti


New species are discovered all the time. Maybe someday bigfoot or the yeti will have their day of discovery, but that time is not now. However, the World Wildlife Fund just released a report of 211 new species discovered in the Himalayas. With that many previously unknown species, perhaps the Himalayas are in fact hiding the yeti as well.

A new report, "Hidden Himalayas: Asia's Wonderland" by the World Wildlife Fund, describes a treasure trove of 211 new species found by scientists. The finds include 133 plants, 39 invertebrates, 26 fish, 10 amphibians, one reptile, one bird and one mammal between 1998-2014.

This digital illustration shows the Myanmar snub-nosed monkey which inhabits the Kachin State in Northeastern Myanmar. With an estimated population of only 260-330 of the species, it is classified as Critically Endangered. The illustration is a composite of the head of dead snub-nosed money and the body of a monkey of a different species.

For the full article, and photos of other newly discovered species, click here. 

10 comments:

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    1. Howdy Iktomi!

      I'm liking all the new species being discovered!

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    2. That's not possible. We've discovered everything there is to possibly be discovered says the arrogant troll.

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    3. No magic monkeys for sure.

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    4. I don't know, the monkey in the above photo looks pretty magical to me.

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    5. Ohhhh.....Myyyyyy......Joergggg!!!!!!!!!

      Joe, lets try and play with each others magical monkey. It will be amazing!

      Corey Hawk Spoke

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    6. KEEP UP THE. FUNNY QUIPS ,Corey &John Spoke ..
      as they Always make me crack a smile!
      lol!

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  2. Clear orang pendek footage and interaction to be released soon!! A true race of ape men..

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  3. Looks a little like Michael Jackson

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