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New Species of the Amazon Rainforest - in Pictures

Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, discovery )

- 768 days ago -
At least 441 new species of animals and plants have been discovered over the past four years in the vast, underexplored rainforest of the Amazon. The discoveries made from 2010 to 2013, include a flame-patterned lizard, a vegetarian piranha,

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Frances Darcy (228)
Wednesday October 23, 2013, 5:16 am

Frans Badenhorst (573)
Wednesday October 23, 2013, 7:28 am
amazing - thanks for sharing Cher...

I like the orchid and the "war painted" lizard........they are all exquisite - I think new species will be discovered DAILY over there.....

Paul Burton (26)
Wednesday October 23, 2013, 7:29 am
awesome article, thanks for sharing

Ruth C. (265)
Wednesday October 23, 2013, 8:02 am
Great pictures..

Alexandra G. (254)
Wednesday October 23, 2013, 8:14 am
amazing pictures, great article

Angelika R. (145)
Wednesday October 23, 2013, 8:46 am
Yes, really amzing. would LOVE to hear the baby titi monkeys purr! Thx.

GGmaSheila D. (179)
Wednesday October 23, 2013, 10:01 am
Absolutely loved the spaghetti passionflower. Gorgeous. Thank you.

Connie O. (48)
Wednesday October 23, 2013, 11:37 am
great pictures...I especially am glad to see a new monkey species. TY

Twyla Sparks (208)
Wednesday October 23, 2013, 2:45 pm
I loved the pics.

. (0)
Wednesday October 23, 2013, 4:05 pm
Great pics-thanks

DaleLovesOttawa O. (198)
Wednesday October 23, 2013, 8:59 pm
Fabulous and interesting.

Shawna S. (45)
Wednesday October 23, 2013, 10:10 pm
Coolios. Thanks :")

Franck R. (51)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 2:29 am

Franck R. (51)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 2:31 am

Natasha Salgado (672)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 6:34 am
Love the purrrring monkey! Thanks

Fi T. (18)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 6:44 am
Safeguard their home and survival

Jaime Alves (47)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 6:58 am

aj E. (162)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 8:46 am

Sara P. (69)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 10:54 am
Beautiful pictures Cher, thanks for sharing.

Jav R. (0)
Wednesday November 6, 2013, 7:11 am
Muchas gracias

Brett Byers (0)
Thursday May 22, 2014, 9:41 am
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