12 September 2006

More Wildlife News

The world of nature is providing all kinds of news of late -- including one of the coolest stories around: the discovery of a new species of bird!

Bugun Liocichla
(pictured), named after a tribe near where it lives, was discovered by an astronomer working in India. It is the first discovery of a new species in the area in 50 years.

Of course, every silver lining must have a cloud: the area where this bird was found is slated to be greatly disrupted by the building of a new freeway, which could significantly alter the bird's habitat.

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