25 Sep '14, 4pm

In the shadows of Machu Picchu, scientists find 'extinct' cat-sized mammal

In the shadows of Machu Picchu, scientists find 'extinct' cat-sized mammal

Scientists uncover six potentially new species in Peru, including bizarre aquatic mammal (photos) (09/25/2014) A group of Peruvian and Mexican scientists say they have uncovered at least six new species near South America's most famous archaeological site: Machu Picchu. The discoveries include a new mammal, a new lizard, and four new frogs. While the scientists are working on formally describing the species, they have released photos and a few tantalizing details about the new discoveries. Turning point for Peru's forests? Norway and Germany put muscle and money behind ambitious agreement (09/24/2014) From the Andes to the Amazon, Peru houses some of the world's most spectacular forests. Proud and culturally-diverse indigenous tribes inhabit the interiors of the Peruvian Amazon, including some that have chosen little contact with the outside world. And even as scientists h...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2014/0925-hance-inca-rat.html

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