In the Footsteps of Giants: Reviving the legacy of a lost naturalist
If you’re reading this (and I’m pretty sure you are), then the chances are that you’ve heard of a blokeRead more.
The Trouble with Tortoises: How a Galapagos giant was rediscovered after more than a century
They say that television is a force for evil, corrupting our youth as they while away their days, eyes gluedRead more.
The tale of the Night Parrot: An epic of rediscovery against the odds
Parrots are birds. Birds fly. So parrots fly. Simple, right? Well, not exactly.Read more.
Frogs, sex and la(r)va
The Quito rocket frog (Hyloxalus jacobuspetersi) disappeared before it even got a name. It was first described for science in 1991,Read more.
From saddle cover to media sensation: the story of the yellow-tailed woolly monkey
During his famous 5 year-long expedition to Latin America (1799-1804), Alexander von Humboldt collected, together with his naturalist partner, AiméRead more.
Un-masking the true identity of the Tasman Booby
Remote volcanic islands, ancient bones, scientists and a species brought back from the dead. It might sound like a JurassicRead more.
Now you see it, now you don’t: the troubled tale of the estuarine pipefish
The estuarine pipefish, has been playing a frightening game of hide-and-seek for decades. Not only was this pipefish thought toRead more.
Finding inspiration in rediscovery
I love what I do. I’ve been a naturalist since childhood, and I was lucky enough to grow up inRead more.
On the path of the Spreadwing
We were threading on a narrow foot path, running across a rainforest leading to the Adam’s Peak mountain, the mostRead more.
Searching for the Santa Marta Toro: A tale of a Roach & a Rat
Off the coast of northern Colombia lies a formidable mountain, which towers over the small Caribbean city of Santa Marta.Read more.
Meet the Lost & Found team: Sam Needs
Sam Needs is a Welsh writer with a Master’s in Creative Writing from Aberystwyth University. He is currently based inRead more.
Searching for the Southern Sea Otter
This is an oldie but goodie for the Lost and Found archives. In a letter dated February 2nd, 1915 toRead more.