Storyboard

Long-lost species of golden mole found and photographed for first time

A team of conservationists have rediscovered a species of golden mole that hasn’t been seen in almost 90 years. The scientists tracked it to its home in the sand dunes of South Africa using environmental DNA (eDNA) and sniffer dogs.

Avatar - New Atlas
Curated by
New Atlas
    • Biology
    • Life Sciences
    • Zoology
    • Natural Sciences
    • Nature
Long-lost species of golden mole found and photographed for first time
Continue to read
10 stories in this Storyboard
    Long-lost species of golden mole found and photographed for first time

    Long-lost species of golden mole found and photographed for first time

    A team of conservationists have rediscovered a species of golden mole that hasn’t been seen in almost 90 years. The scientists tracked it to its home …

    MORE ON bizarre ANIMAL DISCOVERIES

    Strange egg-laying mammal casually reappears after a 62-year absence

    Strange egg-laying mammal casually reappears after a 62-year absence

Related articles

More stories from Biology