Revolution: 208 new species exposed

Revolution: 208 new species exposed

Yangon : Myanmar | Dec 15, 2011 at 10:09 PM PST
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Elvis monkey psychedelic gecko found in SE Asia.

The greatest ever revolution in bio science: A psychedelic gecko plus a monkey by means of an "Elvis" haircut are in the middle of 208 new types described last year by scientists in the Mekong River area of Southeast Asia, a conservation group announced Monday.

The flora and fauna were exposed in a biodiversity region with the purpose of is endangered by environment loss, deforestation, typical weather modify and overdevelopment, the WWF said in a account.

The recently described species include a "psychedelic gecko" in southern Vietnam and a nose-less monkey in a remote province of Myanmar that looks like it wears a pompadour.

"While this species, sporting an Elvis-like hairdo, is new to science, the local populaces of Myanmar know it healthy," the Switzerland-based collection said in its account.

The area is house to a number of of the world's the majority in danger of extermination species, including tigers, Asian elephants, Mekong dolphins and Mekong huge catfish, the collection said.

The Mekong flows from side to surface China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam.

In the month of October, WWF announced Vietnam has nowhere to be originating its last Javan rhinoceros, manufacture the 40 to 60 Javan rhinos living wage in Indonesia the preceding wonderful members of their variety.

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Revolution in Science: 208 new species exposed
zeshanm is based in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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