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Scientists Launch Global Quest To Track Down Long-Lost Species

By Chris D’Angelo

WASHINGTON — The race is on to rediscover a list of 25 species that collectively have not been seen in more than 1,500 years.

There’s the Wondiwoi tree kangaroo, last spotted in 1928 in Indonesia; the pink-headed duck, missing since 1949; and the bullneck seahorse, a species native to Australia never before seen in the wild.

This week, Texas-based Global Wildlife Conservation launched “The Search for Lost Species,” described as the “largest-ever global quest to find and protect” animals and plants missing …read more

Source:: Huffington Post Green