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"Spaceship Earth" losing 20,000 species per year

Beginning with the story of Carolyn Ehardt's 2004 discovery of a new species of mangabey (monkey) in Tanzania, this article lists some of the amazing new species discoveries of the 21st century, with sobering statistics on just how many species we must be losing each year.

Full article at AJC

Photo of Grey-cheeked mangabey (Lophocebus albigena) from Wikipedia. This species is similar to Ehardt's discovery discussed in the article.

Grey-cheeked mangabey - Lophocebus albigena

Posted by: admin on 22nd Apr 2007 07:32 PM
Updated by: admin on 22nd Apr 2007 07:32 PM
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