What animals have recently been discovered?
Here are a handful of some of the most fascinating new animals that scientists have reported so far in 2021:
- The Deep-Sea Dumbo The Emperor Dumbo Octopus — Grimpoteuthis imperator.
- The Nano-Chameleon Brookesia nana.
- The Bumblebee Hiding in Plain Sight Bombus incognitus.
- The Bright Orange Bat Myotis nimbaensis.
What animals have been found in 2020?
Let’s take a look at our top 15 species new to science in 2020:
- A new mouse lemur emerges from the tiniest group of primates in the world.
- An expedition into the Bolivian cloud forest reveals a new frog, among the smallest in the world.
- A beautiful and endangered langur species found in Myanmar.
What are five animals can be found in Vietnam?
These are broadly: Indian elephants, bears (black bear and honey bear), Indochinese tigers and Indochinese leopards as well as smaller animals like monkeys (such as snub-nosed monkey), bats, flying squirrels, turtles and otters. Reptiles such as crocodiles, snakes and lizards are also reported.
What is the most recently found animal?
In January 2021, scientists from the Florida Museum of Natural History announced the discovery of a new species of fleshy verdigris lichen called Cora timucua. According to their report published in ScienceDaily, the people who originally collected this species, between 1885 and 1985, misidentified the specimens.
What animal represents Vietnam?
Water Buffalo: 11 Facts About Vietnam’s National Animal.
What is the national flower of Vietnam?
the Lotus flower
Lotus – Voyage to Vietnam. In Vietnam, the Lotus flower is the national flower. It is known as the flower of the dawn and is the symbol of purity, commitment and optimism for the future. At night the flower closes and sinks underwater and rises and opens again at dawn.
How many species of animals are there in Vietnam?
Wildlife of Vietnam. The rich diversity of Vietnam’s wildlife includes 11,400 species of vascular plants, 1030 species of moss, 310 species of mammals, 296 reptile species, 162 amphibian species, 700 freshwater species of fish and 2000 species of marine fish. There are about 889 species of birds and 310 species of land mollusks.
Which is the most endangered animal in Vietnam?
The Tonkin snub-nosed monkey is listed among the most endangered species of primates in the world. It is the largest primate in Vietnam and the most endangered. It was once considered extinct until a wild population was discovered in 1989. The Tonkin snub-nose is native to northern Vietnam.
What kind of fish are native to Vietnam?
Fish species endemic to Vietnam. There are 80 species of freshwater fish and 7 species of marine fish that are endemic to Vietnam. Freshwater species include the Vietnamese banded sumo loach, the Vietnamese cardinal minnow and the Mekong giant catfish.
What kind of animals live in the mountains in Vietnam?
In the untouched primary natural forests high in the mountains, wild rhododendrons, bamboo and orchids grow. The mangrove forests along the coast are breeding grounds for many kinds of fish and crustaceans, and feeding areas for many kinds of birds.