27 Jun '11, 5am

Spectacular discoveries in New Guinea

Spectacular discoveries in New Guinea

A frog with fangs, a blind snake and a round-headed dolphin are among more than 1,000 new species recently found on the incredible Melanesian island of New Guinea. -- PHOTO: AFP MANILA - A FROG with fangs, a blind snake and a round-headed dolphin are among more than 1,000 new species recently found on the incredible Melanesian island of New Guinea, environment group WWF said. Scientists made the astounding discoveries, which also included a river shark and dozens of butterflies, on New Guinea at a rate of two a week from 1998 to 2008, WWF said in a new report on the island's natural habitat. 'This report shows that New Guinea's forests and rivers are among the richest and most biodiverse in the world,' said WWF's Western Melanesia programme representative, Neil Stronach. New Guinea, divided between Indonesia in the west and Papua New Guinea to the east, has one of the worl...

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