Posted by: stiltsville | October 12, 2010

Still finding new stuff

It’s been twenty years since a new carnivore has been classified. Well, you can start the clock over again now. Researchers from London’s Natural History Museum were in Madagascar, counting bamboo Lemurs, when they spied a weasle-ish creature swimming in Lake Alaotra. This new species has been named Durrell’s vontsira.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Categories

%d bloggers like this: