Bristol Bay, Alaska

Bristol Bay, AlaskaIt’s a stunningly beautiful place.

Bristol Bay, Alaska 2Bristol Bay, Alaska, USA has been untouched and untainted by human activity.

Bristol Bay, Alaska 3This wilderness was to be the site of a huge copper and gold mine, but the company is now pulling out of the venture, for the time being.

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Spiny Boki Mekot Rat, new species

Spiny Boki Mekot RatThis is the third new mammal species to be discovered this year. The Spiny Boki Melot Rat, with spiky hair on its a back, and a white point at the end of its tail was found in the forests of Halmahera in the Molucas, Indonesia.