28 Sep '14, 4am

Forgotten species: the nearly extinct primate that can be shot on sight [1 yr ago]

Forgotten species: the nearly extinct primate that can be shot on sight [1 yr ago]

Forgotten species: the arapaima or 'dinosaur fish' (07/15/2013) Let's go back some 14,000 years (or up to 50,000 depending on who you talk to), since this is the first time humans encountered the meandering, seemingly endless river system of the Amazon. Certainly, the world's first Amazonians would have been astounded by the giant beasts of the region, including ground sloths and mastodons (both now extinct), as well as giant anteaters, armadillos, and tapirs, currently the biggest land animal on the continent. But these first explorers might have been even more surprised by what dwelled in the rivers: anaconda, caiman, and the arapaima. Wait, the what? Forgotten species: the overlooked Sumatran striped rabbit (06/28/2012) When you read the words 'Sumatra' and 'Endangered Species' in the same sentence there is a 99 percent chance that you will be reading about one of four ...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2013/0927-hance-forgotten-niger-...

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