New Species of Dolphin Discovered in Australia

September 15, 2011 by  
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Photo: Wikipedia Commons Researchers in Australia say they’ve made a remarkable discovery, identifying for one of the first times in over a hundred years a brand new species of dolphin. And, in addition to being the latest of its kind to be uncovered, this new type of dolphin, named Tursiops australis , is also among the rarest. So far, biologists have only found a handfull of places along the coast of Australia where they exist — and there’s only thought to be around 150 of them in existence…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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