Incredible array of new species found in remote Papua New Guinea

New frogs, spiders, rodents & other critters among 200 new species discovered

October 6, 2010
Conservation International Press Release

Arlington, VA – An orange spider, a jabbing spiny-legged katydid, a white-tailed mouse and a minute long-nosed frog are among an amazing 200 new species of plants and animals discovered during just two months of deep rainforest exploration in a small portion of Papua New Guinea’s remote forest-cloaked mountains last year.