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New kids on the block

By: Catie Leary on Oct. 16, 2009, 11:21 p.m.
Weimang in a tree

Photo: Tenkile Conservation Alliance

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New kids on the block

Tired of the same old lions, tigers and bears? Take a look at these recently discovered creatures, many of which have been isolated in obscure jungle and coastal regions of Indonesia, New Guinea and Tasmania. These biodiverse hotspots have unveiled a treasure trove of never-before-seen wildlife and help us further advance our understanding of the world we live in today.