Australia: Wessel Islands – Aboriginal Art Work Discovered

The link below is to an article reporting on the discovery of some extremely important Aboriginal art work in the Wessel Islands of the Northern Territory, Australia.

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Article: Lost Toad Found in Sri Lanka

Not seen since 1876, the Kandyan Dwarf Toad has been found once more in a stream in Sri Lanka. Thankfully the discovery took place in a protected area, the Peak Wilderness Sanctuary, so the toad should be free from most threats. Even so, the species is still considered extremely rare.

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Article: Australia – Hairy-Nosed Wombat

Numbers Are Slowly Rising

The following link is to an article reporting on slowly growing population of the extremely rare Hairy-Nosed Wombat. They have now risen from about 30 in the early 1980s to about 140 now.

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Africa: Cameroon – Cross River Gorilla

Rare Cross River Gorillas Filmed

The link below is to an article reporting on the filming of the extremely rare Cross River Gorilla on motion sensor camera gear in Africa.

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The Smithsonian Institute

The Smithsonian Institute is an important research center located in the United States. It consists of 19 museums, 9 research centres and the national zoo of the United States. It is extremely important in the international cause of conservation.

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