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The seeds of Karomia gigas
First database of all tree species on Earth has been created. 
South American animal discovered by a man walking his dogs.
An example of how specimens will appear in the Plants of the World Online
Plants of the World Online portal to share botanical knowledge. 
Grey langur
A new study has found that langur monkeys can be taught to light matches.
A mother tiger and her cub look at a camera trap
A Critically Endangered tiger subspecies is breeding in a forest in eastern Thailand.
The population of brown howler monkeys has been decimated by the yellow fever vi
Thousands of brown howler monkeys have died from a deadly virus in Brazil. 
Increased numbers of waxwings were seen in 2017's survey
Big Garden Birdwatch 2017 results show we’ve had a ‘waxwing winter’. 
New evolution hypothesis re-evaluates how species were related to each other.
Chris Lowe reaches down to cut the rope
Volunteers free tangled cetacean from fishing gear off Devon.    
In-flight play behaviour where the birds hover in an updraft
The kea parrot’s ‘play call’ can put other kea in a playful mood, according to new research. 
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