TITLE

Wild Things

PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;10/9/2009, Vol. 79 Issue 5, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the discovery of new plant and animal species in Asia from 1998 to 2008 by scientists. More than 350 species were found in the Himalayas in southern Asia. The discoveries include a green frog in India which can glide and float. Scientists also identified the smallest deer in the world, the leaf dear, in Myanmar. Environmentalists are calling on countries to protect the Himalayan mountains, which serve as the species' habitat.
ACCESSION #
44457063

 

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