Pictures: 126 new species discovered in Greater Mekong region last year

Mongabay: Some 126 new species were described in Asia'a Mekong region last year, notes a new report published by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). Extra Terrestrial - a follow up to last year's Wild Mekong report that described 208 newly described species - aims to raise public awareness of the region's high levels of biodiversity as well as threats to its native ecosystems. The Greater Mekong region covers five Southeast Asia nations - Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Thailand, and Myanmar - as well as China's Yunnan......

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