Sneezing monkey, 'walking' fish found in Himalayas
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A monkey that sneezes when it rains and a "walking" fish are among more than 200 species discovered in the ecologically fragile eastern Himalayas in recent years, according to conservation group WWF. The species include what the WWF described as a blue-colored "walking snakehead fish" which can breathe air, survive on land for four days and slither up to 400 meters (a quarter of a mile) on wet ground. Others include an ornate red, yellow and orange pit viper that could pass for a piece of jewelry, a fresh-water "Dracula" fish with fangs and three new types of bananas.
Harris, T. (2015, October 14). Sneezing monkey, 'walking' fish found in Himalayas. Manila Bulletin, p. 14.
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