Photo: 52 New Species Found in Borneo, Report Announces



Paedocypris micromegethes, a tiny, translucent fish, is among 52 new species found within the past year on the Southeast Asian island of Borneo, according to a new report from WWF, the international conservation organization.

The fish, seen up close (left) and on the tip of a human finger (right), is the world's second smallest animal with a backbone.

Photographs © Maurice Kottelat


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