Lost and Found
How researchers hunted down a "missing" animal in Africa.
This week, scientists announced they found long-lost species of elephant shrew in the mountains of the Republic of Djibouti.
The Somali Elephant-shrew was last seen in the 1970s.
Heritage et. al., 2020
Rather than being extinct, the Somali elephant-shrew was marked "data deficient."
Other rediscovered animals include Jackson's climbing salamander and the silver-backed chevrotain.
Global Wildlife Conservation