From National Geographic:
A rare quail from the Philippines was photographed for the first time before being sold as food at a poultry market, experts say.
Found only on the island of Luzon, Worcester's buttonquail was known solely through drawings based on dated museum specimens collected several decades ago.
This is the best thing that has ever happened to this bird species.
Not only is it clearly not extinct, but it is rare bird that will now get protection and put into a captive breeding program as well.
God bless the klieg lights of publicity.
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