New World (image) North Carolina State University Caption This global view shows the combined species richness of amphibians, birds and mammals in the Americas. The species diversity layer is an overlain on topographic maps. Major cities are shown in white. Credit Data from Clinton Jenkins, BirdLife and IUCN. Illustration design by Félix Pharand-Deschênes (Globaïa). Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.