We Have A New Mammal

Blue Velvet

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mad jew said:
I thought it was a really small brontosaurus for a while there. :eek:
Good one. :)

That's quite some tail it has there and it's a carnivore? Makes me somehow think it's not that cuddly...
 

devilot

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mad jew said:
I thought it was a really small brontosaurus for a while there. :eek:

It's true, everything's upside down, Down Under.
Haha, I thought you were on crack until I looked back at the photo! You are so awesome! Haha.

That said, the last part of the article is to be expected. :( But still a bit saddening.
It is concerned that other as yet unknown creatures may go extinct before their existence can be documented.

The group is planning to capture the new species in a live trap so it can be properly studied and described.
 

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"The photos look most like a lemur," he told the BBC News website. "But there certainly shouldn't be lemurs in Borneo.
I say it's a lemur and I want one. Can I order one online?
 

mpw

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I'd so love to be there when they finally catch one in a live trap and find it can talk.
 

EGT

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It looks like it could be related to the Tarsier. Very interesting.
 

johnnyjibbs

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This is really fascinating. It just goes to show there's plenty of unknowns still out there in the world. I'm sure there are many more species of relatively big animals that remain undiscovered out there in the jungle...
 
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