Borneo

“Extinct” Pygmy Elephants Found Living on Borneo

Publication: National Geographic News   Date: April 23, 2008   View Article

A gift exchange between Asian rulers several centuries ago may have inadvertently saved a population of elephants from extinction, according to a new study.

52 New Species Found in Borneo, Report Announces

Publication: National Geographic News   Date: December 19, 2006   View Article

A miniature fish, a tree frog with bright green eyes, and a catfish with a sticky belly are among 52 new species discovered within the past year in Borneo, according to a report released today.

The Southeast Asian island is shared by Indonesia, Malaysia, and Brunei.

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