'Extinct' Bird Rediscovered in Myanmar, Surprising Scientists

March 7, 2015 1:45 AM

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'Extinct' Bird Rediscovered in Myanmar, Surprising Scientists

A bird thought to have gone the way of the dodo decades ago has been rediscovered in Myanmar (Burma), scientists reported Thursday.

Once they heard its distinctive call, the scientists quickly recorded it and played the recording back, prompting an adult Myanmar Jerdon's babbler to come investigate. The team caught the the first known glimpse of the animal since 1941, according to a Thursday press release from the Wildlife Cons...

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