annamite annamite

Definition(s):

  • (n) the Mon-Khmer language spoken in Vietnam

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  1. The ‘Asian Unicorn,’ spotted for first time in 14 years

    VIETNAM — The saola, an antelope-like endangered mammal, has been caught on camera for the first time in the 21st century. The animal, dubbed the “Asian Unicorn” because it is so rarely seen, was photographed in Vietnam’s Central Annamite mountains.…
    on November 14, 2013     Source: Q13 FOX Seattle

  2. Rarely Seen 'Asian Unicorn' Caught on Camera

    One of the most secretive creatures on Earth — the saola — has been photographed in Vietnam for the first time in 15 years. Scientists first discovered the saola in 1992 in Vietnam near the country's border with Laos. A lone saola was documented this past September by a camera trap set up in the Central Annamite Mountains by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and Vietnamese wildlife officials. "When ...
    on November 13, 2013     Source: LiveScience.com via Yahoo! News

  3. Asian Unicorn Rediscovered: Rare Mammal, Saola, Sighted In Vietnam Forest After 15 Years [PHOTOS]

    The saola, one of the rarest and most threatened mammals on Earth, has been caught on camera in Vietnam for the first time in 15 years, the World Wildlife Fund, or WWF, announced on Tuesday. The enigmatic animal was photographed in September by a camera set up by WWF and the Vietnamese government’s Forest Protection Department in the Central Annamite mountains. The critically endangered saola ...
    on November 13, 2013     Source: International Business Times

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