Mar 06, 2015

Tiny bird long thought to be extinct rediscovered in Myanmar

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Scientists say a tiny, brown bird long thought to be extinct has been rediscovered in Myanmar's grasslands, but its fragmented habitat is threatened by human encroachment. The Jerdon's babbler was first discovered in the 1860s but had not been reported in 74 years. A team of scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society, Myanmar's Nature and Wildlife Conservation...

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