Amazing Discoveries in the Amazon: New Species Found Every Three Days Over Last Decade

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on October 26, 2010

News release: “Between 1999 and 2009, more than 1,200 new species of plants and vertebrates were discovered in the Amazon biome – a rate of one new species every three days – confirming the Amazon as one of the most diverse places on Earth, says a WWF report. High-resolution photographs of many of these new and unusual species, as well as video footage, is available for download.”

  • Amazon Alive – A Decade of Discovery 1999-2009
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