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Lots of new species have been uncovered in Papua New Guinea
The giant rat is particularly cute.
British rats are large enough for me!
Still plenty of species awaiting to be discovered, not to mention the ones whose holotypes have already been found but are waiting for a formal description.
In Distortion We Trust
"Louhi spoke in riddled tones of three things to achieve: find and catch the Devil's Moose and bring it here to me. Seize the Stallion born of Fire, harness the Golden Horse. He captured and bound the Moose, he tamed the Golden Horse. Still there remained one final task: hunt for the Bird from the Stream of Death"
-Kalevala, Rune XIII-
A weight of awe, not easy to be bourne,
Fell suddenly upon my spirit - cast
From the dread bosom of the unknown past
When first I saw that family forlorn.. Read More »