First new meat eating mammal discovered in 24 years!!

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PostWed Oct 13, 2010 4:43 pm » by Drjones


First New Meat-Eating Mammal in 24 Years -- Surprise, It's Already Endangered
http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2 ... endangered :rtft:

Durrell's Vontsira (Salanoia Durrelli) The first new carnivorous mammal to be discovered for 24 years. It was discovered on the Island of Madagascar by a team from Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust (DWCT), the Natural History Museum, London, Nature Heritage, and Conservation International (CI). Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust.

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PostWed Oct 13, 2010 4:47 pm » by Elnorel


I think only 70% of the known animal world is really KNOWN to us.
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PostWed Oct 13, 2010 4:58 pm » by Aardvaaks


elnorel wrote:I think only 70% of the known animal world is really KNOWN to us.


Yes and extinction also has a part to play in that fact also!
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PostFri Oct 15, 2010 12:47 am » by Thebluecanary


Sweet. It looks like a weasel and a rat terrier had a baby. Does make you wonder what else might be out there.
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PostFri Oct 15, 2010 12:55 am » by Ghost32


Heres the embedded image and yeah it looks like it bites :alien51:

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