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Over 80 percent of rediscovered species still face extinction ~ #Eco #animals #wildlife #biodiversity #extinction

Over 80 percent of rediscovered species still face extinction ~ #Eco #animals #wildlife #biodiversity #extinction

First ever picture of long lost rainbow toad (07/13/2011) Scientists are elated after the surprise rediscovery of a wildly-colored frog not seen for 87 years and never before photographed—until now. The Bornean rainbow toad, also known as the Sambas Stream toad (Ansonia latidisca) was rediscovered on Borneo in the Malaysian state of Sarawak by local scientists inspired by a 2010 search for the world's missing amphibians by Conservation International (CI). Leading up to its search CI released the World's Top 10 Most Wanted Lost Frogs (out of a hundred being searched for): the Bornean rainbow toad was listed as number 10. Red rodent shows up at Colombian nature lodge after 113 years on the lam (05/18/2011) The red-crested tree rat (Santamartamys rufodorsalis) had not been recorded since 1898 and was thought possibly extinct—that is until one showed up at 9:30 PM on May 4th a...

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