Thursday, April 28, 2005

Extinct...or not extinct?

The Ivory-Billed Woodpecker hasn't been confirmably sighted for over 60 years, though questionable reports of sightings have trickled in all along. But now an organized expedition has sighted, filmed, documented and confirmed that the magnificent woodpecker is still with us. This is a rare piece of good news in the contemporary situation of species preservation. Hooray! A couple of news stories:



GrrlScientist is all over this, with lots of great pointers including to a video sequence.

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