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New Species Of Ground-Warbler Bird Found In The Philippines

A ground-warbler from the Philippines is the 23 species of bird described in 2013. The species, named Robsonius thompsoni, is described in the August issue of the journal The Condor. It was found after researchers from the University of Kansas, the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico, the University of the Philippines Los Baños, and the Philippine National Museum distinguished it ... Read More »

New Bird Species Discovered In Cambodia’s Largest City

A previously unknown species of bird was found hiding in plain sight after researchers filmed what was thought to be a  commonly found species at a construction site on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s capitol and largest city. Further analysis revealed the species to be distinct. Known as the Cambodian tailorbird (Orthotomus chaktomuk), the new bird is one of ... Read More »

Neon blue dragon Found In Vietnam

A German and Russian biologists have discovered a stunning new species of lizard in Vietnam. The species, dubbed Calotes bachae, has been described in Zootaxa. Calotes bachae is a type of agama, a group of lizards commonly known as “forest dragons.” It was described after DNA research led by Timo Hartmann revealed it was genetically distinct from another blue lizard ... Read More »

Two New Lizards Found In Peruvian Amazon Jungle

Scientists discovered 2 lizards species from the Peruvian Amazon. Wood lizards, of the genus Enyalioides, are little-known reptiles with only 10 described species found in South and Central America. Described in ZooKeys, both new wood lizards were found in Cordillera Azul National Park, the nation’s third-largest reserve. The Scientists named 1 of the new species Enyalioides azulae, or the blue ... Read More »