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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House acts to protect endangered marine turtles, sea otters

House acts to protect marine turtles, sea otters

WASHINGTON — The southern sea otter and the marine turtle would get federal assistance in their struggles to survive under bills the House passed Tuesday.

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