Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Unknown species discovered in the Amazon..

The universe never seizes to amaze me!According to a report  published on 26th October 2010 by WWF, Spectacular species previously unknown to the outside world are being discovered in the Amazon rain forest at a rate of one every three days!!

An anaconda as long as a limousine, a giant catfish that eats monkeys, a blue fanged spider and poisoned dart frogs are among the 1,220 animals and plants to have been found from 1999 to 2009, according to the study.

Beautiful or Ugly, what do you think?

The new species include 637 plants, 257 fish, 216 amphibians, 55 reptiles, 16 birds and 39 mammals, confirming that the Amazon is one of the most diverse places on Earth.

Courtesy of Yahoo News

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