Posted by: Sandy Steinman | June 21, 2011

New Species Photos

Mekong river location

Mekong River Location Image via Wikipedia

Photos of Five New Species found in the Mekong Region

The Greater Mekong Region  includes parts of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam and China. The area along Mekong continues to be a source of new species. World Wildlife Fund reported that over 145 new species have been discovered around the Southeast Asia’sMekong River in 2009 .  Here is a National Geographic article showing photos of  five new ones:

  • Mekong Bat (Murina eleryl)
  • Bald Songbird (Pycnonotus hualon)
  • Stone- Sucking Catfish (Oreoglanis sp.)
  • Cricket Frog (Leptoalalx applebyi)
  • Fangless Snake (Coluberolaps nguyenvansangi)

New Species Photos: Fangless Snake, Bald Bird Near the Mekong River.

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