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'Extinct' deer turns up alive in Vietnam


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#1    UM-Bot

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Posted 09 March 2014 - 11:59 AM

Researchers have rediscovered a species of deer thought to have disappeared over 85 years ago.

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Scientists studying deer populations at the Xuan Lien Nature Reserve in Vietnam's Thanh Hoa province were ecstatic when they managed to snap a photograph showing a pair of Roosevelt's Muntjacs, a species of deer believed to have been extinct for decades.

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Posted 09 March 2014 - 04:29 PM

It's no wonder they were ecstatic at seeing those, after 85 years..wow. That's brilliant :tu:

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Posted 09 March 2014 - 06:47 PM

That's so cool, nature is always full of surprises and I love it.


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Posted 09 March 2014 - 08:54 PM

I guess now the risk is how to preserve them as I am sure the nearby villagers will try and hunt them


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Posted 10 March 2014 - 04:10 PM

Thats a young Sasquatch!


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Posted 10 March 2014 - 07:56 PM

View Postevil_kenshin, on 09 March 2014 - 08:54 PM, said:

I guess now the risk is how to preserve them as I am sure the nearby villagers will try and hunt them
yeah for thousands of years


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Posted 10 March 2014 - 08:05 PM

"Life finds a way"


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Posted 14 March 2014 - 12:17 AM

Well some good news finally and nothing on the verge of extinction.


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Posted 14 March 2014 - 11:56 AM

There are reported cases of apparently extinct animals reappearing quite often! And in many cases in substantial numbers! Either they are not technically extinct and a small number must survive, or there are greater forces at work


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Posted 14 March 2014 - 12:01 PM

https://www.google.c...7k9YqDq-EhpA6vA


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Posted 14 March 2014 - 07:38 PM

View Post6.6.6, on 14 March 2014 - 12:01 PM, said:


Interesting link, ty!


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Posted 15 March 2014 - 12:58 AM

I cannot see anything in this pic. Where is it?


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Posted 15 March 2014 - 01:21 AM

View Postthewild, on 15 March 2014 - 12:58 AM, said:

I cannot see anything in this pic. Where is it?

I'm really glad to see that....I thought maybe it was just me. :unsure2:


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Posted 15 March 2014 - 01:21 AM

That's pretty cool! Hopefully they can be protected and not driven into extinction.


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Posted 15 March 2014 - 03:19 AM

Beautiful story :)

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