Publications and news


Peer reviewed publications in open access journals

Rosti, H.; Pihlström, H.; Bearder, S.; Pellikka, P.; Rikkinen, J. Vocalization Analyses of Nocturnal Arboreal Mammals of the Taita Hills, Kenya. Diversity 202012, 473.

Rosti, H., Rikkinen, J., Pellikka, P., Bearder, S., & Mwamodenyi, J. (2020). Taita Mountain dwarf galago is extant in the Taita Hills of KenyaOryx, 54(2), 152-153. doi:10.1017/S003060531900142X

Altmetrics, with lists of news

Altmetrics for Diversity article 2020

Altimetrics for Oryx article 2020

Some news and other media

Popular Science 17.6.2021. Elephants can add a cuddly new cousin to their family tree

Sverige Radio 30.1.2021. Träddassen i Taitabergen sjunger som ingen annan

The Hindu 24.1.2021. Listen to the strange call of a possible new mammal species from Africa

SciTechDaily 28.12.2020. Listen to the Strange “Singing” of a Possible New Species of Mammal Found in Africa’s Montane Forests

Sci-News 23.12.2020. Possible New Species of Tree Hyrax Discovered

IFLScience 23.12.2020. New Mammal Species Found In Kenya, Surprisingly Related To Elephants

Forbes 22.12.2020. This New Species Lives In Trees And Is Related To Elephants

ScienceDaily 22.12.2020. A new species of mammal may have been found in Africa’s montane forests

Svenska Yle 22.12.2020. Forskare vid Helsingfors universitet kan ha hittat en helt ny däggdjursart, en träddasse som sjunger om nätterna – lyssna på hur djuret låter!

PhysOrg 22.12.2020. A new species of mammal may have been found in Africa’s montane forests

sciencenewsnet.in 22.12.2020. A new species of mammal may have been found in Africa’s montane forests

News from Helsinki University 22.12.2020: Strangers in the night – A new spe­cies of mam­mal may have been found in Africa’s mont­ane forests

IFLScience 23.12.2020: New Mammal Species Found In Kenya, Surprisingly Related To Elephants

Also University of Helsinki published news 17.2.2020:

https://www.helsinki.fi/en/news/life-science-news/enigmatic-small-primate-finally-caught-on-film-in-taita-kenya

Helsingin sanomat 12.2.2020: Suomalaistutkijat tunnistivat nisäkkään, joita elää parissa metsässä vain kymmeniä

Helsingin sanomat 14.2.2020: LASTEN UUTISET: Viikon neljä tärkeää: Pikkugalago ja Oscareita

EurekAlert! 17.2.2020: Enigmatic small primate finally caught on film in Taita, Kenya

DailyMail 17.2.2020: Adorable 3.5OUNCE African primate the Taita mountain dwarf galago is caught on camera for the first time in nearly 20 years as the species faces extinction

The Amed Post 17.2.2020: Elusive tiny primate is captured on camera for the first time in nearly 20 years

Infosurhoi 18.2.2020: Elusive tiny primate is captured on camera for the first time in nearly 20 years

ScienceDaily 18.2.2020: Enigmatic small primate finally caught on film in Taita, Kenya

Phys.org 18.2.2020: Enigmatic small primate finally caught on film in Taita, Kenya

International business times 19.2.2020: Tiny Primate Caught On Camera After Nearly 20 Years Of No Sightings

NU-NL 23.2.2020 Sinds 2002 verdwenen halfaap duikt plots op op camerabeelden

Sci-News 26.2.2020: Dwarf Galago Feared Extinct Rediscovered in Kenya Enrico de Lazaro This article was excellent combination of Oryx article and bulletin from University of Helsinki

Checklist of Endemics of Africa Living National Treasures 12.3.2020

Nature Kenya 3.3.2020 Tiny primate sighting is another reason for conserving Taita Hills forests. Conservation of the natural forests scattered across these hills is critical for the survival of some of earth’s rarest species