Flying Frog,a million-year old Gecko and Hundreds Of New Species Discovered In Eastern Himalayas

Flying frog (Rhacophorus suffry). The bright green, red-footed tree frog was described in 2007. It is a flying frog because long webbed feet allow the species to glide when falling. (Credit: Copyright Totul Bortamuli / WWF Nepal)Flying frog (Rhacophorus suffry). The bright green, red-footed tree frog was described in 2007. It is a ‘flying frog’ because long webbed feet allow the species to glide when falling. (Credit: Copyright Totul Bortamuli / WWF Nepal)

Over 350 new species including the world’s smallest deer, a “flying frog” and a 100 million-year old gecko have been discovered in the Eastern Himalayas, a biological treasure trove now threatened by climate change.

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