Back from the dead

Miller's Grizzled Langur

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Miller's Grizzled Langur is one of the most recent rediscoveries. It was by an international team of scientists in an area where it had not previously been documented. The study was published on January 20, 2012. Image: Eric Fell.

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A number of animals that have been considered extinct have reappeared in the records, including birds, reptiles, fish and mammals. A study conducted by the University of Queensland in 2010 found that of 187 mammals listed as extinct, 67 had been rediscovered.

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