In the Garden of Eden

Venturing deep into unexplored jungles, an expedition returns to civilization with news of astonishing unknown species and animals believed lost to history. No, it's not King Kong—last year's November-December expedition to Indonesia's remote Foja Mountains didn't include any movie stars, and the most amazing mammal they saw, the 15-kg Golden-mantled Tree Kangaroo, would have a hard time wreaking havoc on Manhattan. But with claims to have discovered dozens of previously unreported species in a 10,000-sq-km expanse of virgin forest, the 11 American, Australian and Indonesian researchers may have found a biological blockbuster just the same. "Every decade there are more people,...

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