Friday, 1 February 2008

New Tanzanian Mammal!

Not often that a new mammel gets discovered and this one is extra-special because it was found in Tanzania's Udzungwa Mountains.

The catchily named Rhynochocyon Unzungwensis weighs 700g (25oz) and measures about 30cm (12in) in length. "This is one of the most exciting discoveries of my career," said Galen Rathbun, from the California Academy of Sciences... Who needs to get out more. Full story from the BBC.

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