Updated at 11:10 a.m. ET, Wednesday, Jan. 25. A spiny armored catfish and a cowboy frog are among 46 species that may be new to science discovered in the South American country of Suriname, researchers now reveal. Full story
Get a look at the top-20 species observed during the 20 years of Conservation International's Rapid Assessment Program, also known as RAP.
Brazilian singer Gilberto Gil arrives for a Conservation International conference in Sao Paulo February 20, 2013. REUTERS/ Nacho Doce (BRAZIL - Tags: ENVIRONMENT ENTERTAINMENT)
Katydid observed during Conservation International's Rapid Assessment Program in southwest Suriname in August and September 2010. Katydids are recognized by scientists as indicators of habitat disturbance for an ecosystem. They tend to stay within small specific habitats and do not disperse widely.
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MAY 16: Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Conservation International/actor Harrison Ford, CEO of DreamWorks Animation Jeffrey Katzenberg and recipient of Conservation International's "Global Conservation Hero" award speak onstage during the 15th annual Los Angeles Dinn