New Species in Discovered in New Guinea

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On a recent expedition into the largely unexplored territory of New Guinea's Foja Mountain, scientists discovered a "lost world" of species never been seen by Western scientists, including four new butterfly species, 20 new frog species and the first new bird species discovered in New Guinea for 60 years.


Bruce Beehler, vice president of the Melanesia Center for Biodiversity Conservation at Conservation International in Washington, D.C.



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