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New Species in New Guinea

Tuesday, June 08, 2010

Ornithologist Bruce M. Beehler , Senior Research Scientist with Conservation International, discusses leading a 2008 expedition to the Foja Mountains in New Guinea that discovered about 30 new species never previously described.

Foja Imperial Pigeon
Neville Kemp
Foja Imperial Pigeon
a bowerbird found only in the Foja mountains
Tim Laman
a bowerbird found only in the Foja mountains
The first recorded sighting of a tree kangaroo in Indonesia
Tim Laman
The first recorded sighting of a tree kangaroo in Indonesia
high in the Foja mountains
Tim Laman
high in the Foja mountains

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Bruce M. Beehler

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