Scientists on a WWF expedition discovered two new frog, fish and bird species, one tree species and one primate.
“These are exciting discoveries,” said Claudio Maretti, WWF-Brazil’s Coordinator for Protected Areas.
“But to confirm that the species are really new to science we have to carry out a series of tests,” he cautioned. “This will be done as soon as the expedition comes to a close.”
In addition to these potentially new scientific discoveries, experts on the expedition came across 200 species of birds, ocelots (wild cats), and a pink dolphin.
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Read expedition logs and other articles from the expedition at the WWF homepage for the Juruena National Park.