The 100 million-year-old gecko, Crestaceogekko burmae, was found preserved in amber in Hukawng Valley
The red-footed tree frog Rhacophorus suffry uses its long, webbed feet to glide when falling
Among more than 350 species found in the eastern Himalayas is the world's smallest deer, the miniature muntjac, which stands only 20 inches tall
You’d think there’d be nothing new in the world to discover, but Mother Nature still has a few surprises up her sleeve. According to a new report from the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), scientists have discovered 353 new species in the eastern Himalayas over the past decade. They include a ‘flying frog’ that glides using long webbed feet, fossil evidence of a 100 million-year-old gecko, and the world’s shortest deer which, when fully grown, stands just 20 inches tall.
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