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New species discovered

See how many new species have been discovered by Australian Museum scientists in 2010, International Year of Biodiversity. Species number thirty nine and counting!

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Michael Harvey - 11.12 AM, 31 December 2009

For their end of year online edition, Time Magazine created a 'Top Ten New Species of 2009' - headed by 'Ratzilla', a new kind of rodent found in the Mount Bosavi crater in Papua New Guinea. So congratulations to the 'top new species' of 2009 - what will 2010 bring?


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