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2009-08-10 09:35:00

More than 350 new species including the world's smallest deer, a flying frog, a 100 million-year old gecko, and the first new monkey to have been discovered in over a century have been found in the last ten years located in the Eastern Himalayas. Now, climate change threatens this biologically rich habitat. An environmental group says the growing pressures from unsustainable development in the area is confronting the vital habitats of the mountain range spanning across Nepal, China, India,...


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2009-01-13 18:26:36

The Malabar Flying Frog (Rhacophorus malabaricus) is a species of moss frog found in the Western Ghats of India. The term "flying frog" refers to its ability to make gliding jumps out of treetops of up to 40 feet. It does this by expanding the webbing between its toes to break its fall as it glides down from above. The Malabar Flying Frog is about 4 inches long (males being smaller than females), making it one of the largest species of moss frogs. Its back is vivid green in color and...

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  • Boughs or branches.
  • Warbling of birds in trees.
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