MacKinnon, J. (2000) New mammals in the 21st century? ANNALS OF THE MISSOURI BOTANICAL GARDEN, 87 (1). pp. 63-66. ISSN 0026-6493 .
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After 50 years in which only one new large mammal had been found worldwide, three new ungulates were found in thr same region of Vietnam within 4 years. The context of the finds is discussed in relation to the continuing finds of other mammals and birds. This paper draws conclusions about the types of places that may still conceal undiscovered mammals and predicts where future finds may be made into the next century.
|Additional information:||Document Type: Proceedings Paper Conference Information: 45th Annual Systematics Symposium of the Missouri Botanical Garden MISSOURI BOTANICAL GARDEN, ST LOUIS, MISSOURI, OCT 09-10, 1998 Missouri Botan Garden|
|Uncontrolled keywords:||Bovidae; Cervidae; Laos; mammals; Megamuntiacus; Muntiacus; muntjac; Pseudoryx; Saola; Vietnam|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QK Botany|
|Divisions:||Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Biosciences|
|Depositing User:||O.O. Odanye|
|Date Deposited:||21 May 2009 07:48|
|Last Modified:||21 May 2009 07:48|
|Resource URI:||http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/16349 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)|
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