We just found nineteen new species of gecko in one tiny area

In a tiny, remote region of Myanmar, scientists have discovered 19 new species of strikingly patterned geckos. These lizards were found in isolated limestone hills and towers (known as karst) within a small area of 90 kilometers by 50 kilometers (56 miles by 31 miles), and are most likely restricted to these limestone blocks, the […]

We just found nineteen new species of gecko in one tiny area

The discovery of so many closely-related vertebrate species within such a small area is unprecedented

Thu 5 Oct 17 from Newscientist

15 new gecko species discovered in Myanmar

With support from Fauna & Flora International (FFI), 15 karst-adapted gecko species were recently found in Myanmar within the space of just two weeks, highlighting the outstanding biodiversity ...

Thu 5 Oct 17 from Phys.org

19 New Gecko Species Uncovered in Tiny Section of Myanmar

Scientists have found a whopping 15 new gecko species in Myanmar’s karst landscapes. Well, 19 if you count the four that biologist L. Lee Grismer is still detailing. Uncovered during a ...

Fri 6 Oct 17 from Geek.com

Scientists discover 15 new gecko species in Myanmar

They're all adorable. Alas, some could already be threatened.

Thu 5 Oct 17 from ZME Science

Myanmar caves yield up 19 new gecko species

In a tiny, remote region of Myanmar, scientists have discovered 19 new species of strikingly patterned geckos. These lizards were found in isolated limestone hills and towers (known as karst) ...

Wed 11 Oct 17 from Mongabay.com

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