Monday, May 17, 2010

New frogs and geckos and pigeons, oh my...

from Yahoo news:

New frogs and geckos and pigeons, oh my!

 By RANDOLPH E. SCHMID, AP Science Writer Randolph E. Schmid, Ap Science Writer 54 mins ago

WASHINGTON – Finding a new animal species is a special moment for scientists and even better when one hops into their mountain camp and volunteers to be discovered.
An international team of researchers was camping in the Foja mountains of Indonesia when herpetologist Paul Oliver spied a frog sitting on a bag of rice in the campsite.
On closer look it turned out to be a previously unknown type of long-nosed frog. The scientists dubbed it Pinocchio. MORE HERE
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