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Nicobar pigeons spotted in Con Dao National Park

The Nicobar pigeon, a species noted as globally endangered, has been spotted in Con Dao National Park in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau.

WWF: 91 new species discovered in Vietnam in 2020

As many as 91 new species were discovered in Vietnam in 2020, including 85 endemic species, according to the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) in its report issued on January 26.

Rare striped rabbits discovered in Central Highlands

The rare Annamite striped rabbit has been found in Bidoup-Nui Ba National Park (Bidoup NP), located just 20km from Da Lat City.

New species of plants found in Lam Dong province

Four new species of camellia (a genus of flowering plants in the family Theaceae) and Begonia (a genus of perennial flowering plants in the family of Begoniaceae) – have been found in Bidoup-Nui Ba National Park in Lam Dong province.

New damselfly species found in central Vietnam

A new species of damselfly was recently discovered in two national parks in the neighbouring provinces of Nghe An and Ha Tinh in central Vietnam.

Five new rotifer species found in central Vietam

A group of biological scientists and researchers from the central city’s Science and Education College together with two professors from Belgium and Thailand have found five new rotifer species after research conducted in Vietnam from 2013.

Scientists discover 163 new species in Greater Mekong region: WWF

A rainbow-headed snake and a dragon-like lizard are among 163 new species that scientists recently discovered in the Greater Mekong region, conservation group WWF said on Monday, 

Alien species pose threat to Vietnamese wildlife

 VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam must improve its ability to control invasive alien species (IAS), participants said at a workshop on Wednesday in Ha Noi.

The “gecko queens” of Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge - In addition to long legs, the Goniurosaurus gecko genus has beautiful skin that is attractive to people who like to own them as pets.

Russian scientists discover two species of spotted toad in Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge - Russian scientists recently announced the discovery of two spotted toad species in Khanh Hoa and Lam Dong, in central Vietnam.

WWF report names 99 news species in VN

 VietNamNet Bridge – As many as 99 new species have been found in Viet Nam, according to a World Wildlife Fund report released last Thursday.

New scorpion species discovered in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge – The Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources has recently announced a new scorpion species found in Dien Bien Province.

New species of orchid, flying frog and cicadas discovered in Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese and foreign scientists have announced their discoveries of a new species of orchid in Ninh Thuan, a new species of frog in Kon Tum and a new species of cicada in Lao Cai.

Two new species of camellia discovered in Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge - Scientists have recently announced two new camellia species in Lam Dong and Dong Nai provinces.

New species of gecko discovered in Da Nang

 VietNamNet Bridge - Scientists recently announced a new gecko species in the Ba Na - Nui Chua Nature Reserve in Da Nang City.

New species of toad discovered on Fansipan

 VietNamNet Bridge - Scientists recently discovered a new species of toad at altitude of about 2,800, near the top of Fansipan, the highest peak in Indochina.

New Hemiphyllodactylus gecko species discovered in Cao Bang

 VietNamNet Bridge - Scientists recently announced a new gecko species based on specimens collected in the karst forest of Cao Bang Province, northern Vietnam.

New species of mushroom discovered in Lam Dong

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese scientists have discovered a new species of Phallus mushrooms in the Bidoup - Nui Ba National Park in the central highland province of Lam Dong.

New species of scorpion found in Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources has discovered a new species of scorpions in the northern mountainous province of Bac Kan.

Discovering a new species of snake in Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge - Three scientists at the Vietnam Museum of Nature and the Saint Petersburg Institute of Zoology, Russia has discovered and made public a new species of venomous snake.