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New Animal Species Discovered!

The Dendrohyrax interfluvialis is a new species of a tree hyrax. Recently announced by scientists this week, it was actually initially discovered in 2009 by researchers in Nigeria. The researchers noticed a bark-like call in the night, and they discovered the species. But why did it take years to fully confirm its existence? It turns out that when it comes to an elusive, nocturnal, forest-dwelling animal in a remote region the process would not be easy. Check the video above to learn more! 

(via Mashable)


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