More than 350 species, including world’s smallest deer, discovered in Himalayas in past decade

Tiny deer among 350 new species found in Himalayas

KATMANDU, Nepal —The world’s smallest deer, a flying frog and catfish that stick to rocks — as well as more than 350 other species — have been discovered over the past decade in the Himalayas, making it one of the world’s most biologically rich regions, an environmental group said Monday.

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Environmental group: More than 350 species discovered in Himalayas over past decade

Over 350 species found in Himalayas in past decade

KATMANDU, Nepal —The world’s smallest deer, a flying frog and catfish that stick to rocks — as well as more than 350 other species — have been discovered over the past decade in the Himalayas, making it one of the world’s most biologically rich regions, an environmental group said Monday.

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Researchers find sign of possible large population of endangered frog in California

Evidence of endangered frog group found in Calif.

LOS ANGELES — Scientists have found evidence of a potentially large population of the nearly extinct mountain yellow-legged frog in a Southern California wilderness where it hadn’t been seen in a half-century, raising prospects for restoring the species to its once wide range.

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Population of nearly extinct yellow-legged frogs found in Southern California wilderness

Population of nearly extinct frogs found in Calif.

LOS ANGELES — The U.S. Geological Survey says a population of the nearly extinct mountain yellow-legged frog has been found in Southern California’s San Jacinto Wilderness.

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Smithsonian launches project to fight fungus blamed for dozens of frog extinctions

Project launched to fight frog-killing fungus

WASHINGTON — Zoos in the U.S., Panama and Mexico are deploying researchers in Central America to develop new ways to fight a fungus blamed for wiping out dozens of frog and amphibian species as part of a project announced Monday.

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