Dispatch from Atauro: Night hikes, bat caves and a trove of new species

By David Emmett

An unidentified species of shrew, the first time it has ever been recorded on Atauro Island. Only one individual shrew has ever been recorded anywhere in Timor-Leste, and it was found almost a century ago! (© Conservation International/photo by David Emmett)

A CI expedition finds a trove of unexpected discoveries — and more reasons to protect nature at a potential tourist destination. …read more

Source:: Conservation International