2012 Yangtze Freshwater Dolphin Survey failed to find the Baiji
One Extinct Turtle Species Less: Pelusios seychellensis Is Not Extinct, It Never Existed.
Elusive Night Parrot photographed alive for the very first time.
Western Black Rhinoceros officially declared extinct
Rediscovered Hula painted frog is Living Fossil
New Guinea big-eared bat rediscovered after 120 years

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May 23, 2014 21:10:54 GMT

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Melanie: oh proboards needs 45 minutes to convert my forum Apr 6, 2013 16:11:20 GMT
Peter: That is true, it can take 45 minutes, but probably does it in less. :) Apr 6, 2013 16:17:02 GMT
Melanie: we will see :) Apr 6, 2013 16:18:24 GMT
Melanie: and this is only the test upgrade. the real upgrade will take another 45 minutes Apr 6, 2013 16:19:05 GMT *
surroundx: The search function works fine now :D Apr 7, 2013 2:57:08 GMT *
Melanie: Yes the search function is much better than before Apr 7, 2013 3:35:26 GMT
Peter: Good to hear! Have not tried it myself yet. Apr 7, 2013 6:46:47 GMT
bhagirátra: Keep it up. And it will be even worse. It is already bad. Not to mention the that here after this upgrade, the worse it looking. Apr 10, 2013 22:04:26 GMT
Peter: So you don't like the new software upgrade? Suggestions (also for new skins) are always welcome! Just send me a pm. ;) Apr 13, 2013 5:53:32 GMT
rosamond: Thermacarus nevadensis is alive and well. I just pulled a specimen from a bioassessment sample taken at Reynolds springs, Railroad Valley, Nv. Dave Herbst also has found them in Travertine sp, Death Valley Ca, as well as a new sp. Apr 17, 2013 18:56:46 GMT
Melanie: : Thanks for the information. Are there any press releases about the rediscovery? Unfortunately Natureserve still listed it as possibly extinct. Apr 17, 2013 20:43:34 GMT
Peter: Good to hear Rosamond! Thanks for sharing. Apr 19, 2013 20:24:14 GMT
bhagirátra: Keep it up. And it will be even worse. It is already bad. Not to mention the that here after this upgrade, the worse it looking. May 23, 2013 19:37:25 GMT
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iwpro: Hey guys! I found a really nice thing on youtube about bio tech and extinct spices! Jul 13, 2013 20:53:12 GMT
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Peter: Thanks for sharing that TED video: Stewart Brand - Reviving Extinct species! Jul 20, 2013 10:48:27 GMT