In the last decade, over 1,000 species of animal were discovered in the Mekong jungles and wetlands of Asia. That averages to a species a week. Among them were never-before-named types of:
...and the list goes on. There are also new discoveries of reptiles in the rainforests of Tanzania, ironically, discovered as the forests were being leveled.
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