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A group of primates in Indonesia that hasn't been seen alive in 85 years has been rediscovered by a team fromTexas A&M University. The Pygmy Tarsiers, big-eyed, tiny creatures weighing less than 2 ounces, haven't been observed until they were collected for a museum in 1921 and were thought to be extinct until Indonesian scientists accidentally trapped and killed a Pygmy Tarsier in 2000, the university said. The Texas A&M team trapped three of the nocturnal creatures in Indonesia in...
Scientists for the first time in 80 years have observed a living pygmy tarsier on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi.
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