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Seventeen new species discovered in Tanzania

Posted on Tuesday, 6 January, 2009 | Comment icon 2 comments


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"Seventeen previously unknown species of reptiles and amphibians have been found in the threatened rainforests of eastern Tanzania, Italian and Tanzanian scientists reported on Monday."

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Comment icon #1 Posted by aquatus1 on 6 January, 2009, 11:39
*Sigh* Tanzania is beautiful. I was there just last month. It's a shame that the price of success tends to be the ecosystem, but to their credit, they are going out of their way to protect what they do have.
Comment icon #2 Posted by newbloodmoon on 6 January, 2009, 14:58
another great find, hope this encourages better conservation.


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