19 Dec '11, 7pm

Photo essay: Lion-tailed macaques of India's Western Ghats rainforest

Photo essay: Lion-tailed macaques of India's Western Ghats rainforest

Pictures: 12 new species of frog discovered in India (09/15/2011) Scientists have discovered 12 new species of frogs in the rainforests of India's Western Ghats, according to a paper published in the latest issue of ZooTaxa . Photos: 10 new frogs discovered in India's great rainforest (08/09/2011) Ten new species of frog have been discovered in India's Western Ghats according to two new papers in Biosystematica. Although human populations have farmed in the Western Ghats for centuries, the new discoveries prove that the rainforest still holds many surprises. The Western Ghats lie along India's west coast and have been dubbed one of the world's biodiversity hotspots, but the rich wildlife is imperiled by rising human impacts. Balancing agriculture and rainforest biodiversity in India’s Western Ghats (08/08/2011) When one thinks of the world's great rainforests the Amazon, C...

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