It is a common concern of many naturalists that a number of species may become extinct even before scientists can discover them. But a new research by a Griffith University researcher says that these concerns are highly overstated.
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It seems such an odd thing – a zoo counting their animals annually to ensure that they’re all still there. But that’s exactly what the London zoo was doing when they welcomed a new species – the photograph “snappers” – or, in more common terms – the press.
The Endangered Species Act is often criticized by many for failing to actually revive the dying species and just hindering the path of development. In order to get the real picture the Center for Biological Diversity published a new report this week which clearly shows that the Endangered Species act is helping many species bounce back from becoming extinct and is indeed a workable solution.
The Sumatran rhinoceros is one of the most endangered mammal species in the world today. Only 200 or so of the two-horned, hairy forest dwelling rhinos exist in the world today – 180 in Indonesia and the rest in Malaysia.
Throughout most of the world, the list of endangered animals continues to grow, year after year. Many animals are now extinct. Even more teeter on the brink of extinction. But there is one place in the world where every two days, a new, undiscovered species is found – the Greater Mekong Area.