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Duck species declared extinct

The Alaotra grebe, a kind of duck that lived only in Madagascar, has been officially declared extinct. From The Telegraph: The grebe was wiped out by habitat destruction, by the introduction of a carnivorous fish called the snakehead murrel and … Continue reading

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New lizard species identified!

It’s called a Northern Sierra Madre Forest Monitor Lizard From the Reuters news service: “A dragon-sized, fruit-eating lizard that lives in the trees on the northern Philippines island of Luzon has been confirmed as a new species, scientists reported on … Continue reading

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