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In Pictures: Mysterious Mekong - WWF New Species Report 2014


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Cher
- 349 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
An extraordinary 367 new species were discovered in the Greater Mekong in 2012 and 2013. Here, we take a look at some of the new weird and wonderful flora and fauna



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Past Member (0)
Friday June 6, 2014, 6:22 am
Great pictures-thanks.
 

Sara P. (66)
Friday June 6, 2014, 6:44 am
Thanks a lot for sharing dear Cher, beautiful pictures!
 

Natasha Salgado (615)
Friday June 6, 2014, 6:52 am
Incredible pics--love the bat! Thx CHer
 

Slava R. (1311)
Friday June 6, 2014, 7:09 am
Awesome collection. thx Cher
 

Marianne R. (113)
Friday June 6, 2014, 7:21 am
Thanks, Cher. Great pictures and info
 

Bee S. (206)
Friday June 6, 2014, 7:43 am
GREAT PICS.... could not watch the "eyeless spider" though.... Brrrrrrrrrhhhhhhhhhhh :-)
 

Laura R. (15)
Friday June 6, 2014, 7:50 am
really cool!
 

pam w. (140)
Friday June 6, 2014, 8:21 am
Wishing them well....
 

gabriele jefferson (149)
Friday June 6, 2014, 9:23 am
noted, shared on fb, twitter, g+, thx
 

GGmaSheila D. (174)
Friday June 6, 2014, 11:16 am
Thanks for sharing these amazing discoveries...not really into the reptiles and fish. Am not a firend of spiders, but have to say an eyeless one is fascinating.
 

Patricia Raven (429)
Friday June 6, 2014, 12:28 pm
Thanks for sharing I have to admit as a real arachnophobe I had a real problem with the spider but they are all beautiful.
 

ValAWAYNOFWDPLZ B. (74)
Friday June 6, 2014, 1:37 pm
How fascinating! The leaf nosed bat is insane! Imagine how many more diverse species are out there waiting to be discovered! And hopefully respected and protected when we do!! Thank you Cher, very cool
 

Catman P. (959)
Friday June 6, 2014, 1:52 pm
ty
 

Betty K. (315)
Friday June 6, 2014, 3:16 pm
What interesting species! Good reason to protect the Mekong.
 

Birgit W. (156)
Friday June 6, 2014, 3:46 pm
Thank you.
 

Muriel Servaege (55)
Friday June 6, 2014, 4:26 pm
Interesting pictures. Thank you.
 

Barbara K. (74)
Friday June 6, 2014, 4:44 pm
Great pics, my friend. thank you
 

Ondine J. (138)
Friday June 6, 2014, 4:49 pm
Beautiful, thanks Cher
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Friday June 6, 2014, 6:39 pm
Noted. Great pictures. Thank you. It is amazing the number of new animals still being discovered.
 

S J. (123)
Friday June 6, 2014, 8:08 pm
thanks Cher, but they may disappear soon since there will be many many dams along Mekong. recently things have been changed dramatically from dams upstream, yet many others to come. I can't imagine what's next!
 

Colin Hope (243)
Friday June 6, 2014, 11:05 pm
Thanks for sharing, Cher!!
 

Shawna S. (44)
Friday June 6, 2014, 11:56 pm
OooO...let's take a selfie... although some may protest. Haha.
Thanks for sharing these new species...may they thrive and grow.
 

Ruth S. (300)
Saturday June 7, 2014, 6:02 am
Very nice pictures.
 

Catrin NoForwardsPlease (192)
Saturday June 7, 2014, 6:27 am
So many interesting species , thanks so much for sharing this with all of us .
 

Heidi Walderra (159)
Saturday June 7, 2014, 8:13 am
Noted and shared
 

Lona Goudswaard (94)
Saturday June 7, 2014, 9:39 am
Beautiful photos of unique animals and plants. Though knowing that these are pictures of newly discovered species always makes me fearful this is the fist and the last time we get to see these animals and plants.
 

Winn Adams (213)
Saturday June 7, 2014, 12:57 pm
Love the Tailor bird.
 
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