New Species Makes Top 10 List

Sunday, September 7, 2008

BatJake Esselstyn's recent discovery of Styloctenium mindorensis, or the "flying fox bat," made the Top 10 List on livescience.com.  Its discovery "highlights an increasing understanding of endemism on Mindoro, and the need for species exploration and conservation."  Mindoro is an island of the Philippines, an area with surprisingly rich biodiversity that has become an area of interest for Biodiversity Institute mammalogists, herpetologists and Ornithologists.

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