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2008-12-15 11:35:00

Researchers have reported the discovery of more than 1,000 new species in the Greater Mekong region over the past decade. The region, comprised of wetlands and rainforest along the Mekong River in Cambodia, Laos, Burma, Thailand, Vietnam and China, has been a plentiful source of species never seen before, such as a bright pink spiny dragon millipede or a spider with a foot-long leg span. From 1997 until 2007, at least 1,068 new species have been identified in the Greater Mekong region,...


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2009-05-02 16:05:52

The Giant Huntsman Spider (Heteropoda maxima) is a species of arachnid that was first discovered in northern Laos in 2001. Since then, over a thousand new specimens have been found in the Greater Mekong Subregion. It is believed that this spider lives in or near cave openings because of its pale color, long legs, and special hairs found on the second foot of the male. A representative for the World Wide Fund for Nature noted that "Some of these species really have no business being recently...

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