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World's Rarest Whale "Rediscovered" in New Zealand

November 6, 2012
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Remains of the Spade-Toothed Beaked Whale were found in 1872 and until now, the whale has never actually been seen.

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AP (Aug. 1, 2014) — A rare whale fossil has been pulled from a Southern California backyard. The 16- to 17-million-year-old baleen whale fossil is one of about 20 baleen whale fossils known to exist. (Aug. 1) Video provided by AP
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New Zealand Maui's Dolphins Face Extinction

New Zealand Maui's Dolphins Face Extinction

AFP (June 10, 2013) — New Zealand is facing pressure to save the world's rarest dolphin at an international scientific meeting in what conservationists say is a test of the nation's "clean, green" credentials.
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RAW VIDEO: Monkey Thought Extinct "Rediscovered"

RAW VIDEO: Monkey Thought Extinct "Rediscovered"

AP (Jan. 20, 2012) — Scientists working in Indonesia have "rediscovered" a monkey so rare it was believed by many to be extinct. They were all the more baffled to find the Miller's Grizzled Langur in an area well outside its previously recorded home range.
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Rare Ladybird Spider Spins Web of Controversy in Belgium

Rare Ladybird Spider Spins Web of Controversy in Belgium

Reuters (June 17, 2012) — A population of ladybird spiders is causing an administrative headache for the mayor of the Belgian town of Lommel as environmentalists pressure him to help preserve a rare colony discovered three years ago on a vast industrial site in the town. The authorities have plans to redevelop the site but conservationists believe it will kill off the species which was rediscovered in 2009, having been declared extinct in Belgium for more than a century.
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