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Sumatra’s New Orangutans

by | Friday, December 15, 2017 |

​On the Indonesian island of Sumatra, already home to the Sumatran orangutan, a new species of the...

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Everglades National Park 70

by | Wednesday, December 6, 2017 |

Seventy years ago today, on Dec. 6, 1947, United States President Harry S. Truman officially opened...

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381 New Amazon Species

by | Thursday, November 2, 2017 |

​A recent report released by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the Brazilian Mamirauá Institute for...

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New Purple Pig-Nosed Frogs

by | Friday, September 29, 2017 |

The region of the Western Ghats mountain range in India has turned up another new species of frog...

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