Figure 1 (IMAGE) University of Copenhagen Caption <p>Panel A: The global pattern of species richness for mammals, birds, and amphibians (A). The number of species is highest in the tropical parts, especially the mountain regions, of South America, Africa, and Southeast Asia, as shown in red and yellow. <p>Panel B: In tropical mountains regions the number of species much higher than expected (red colors), by current Diversity hypothesis. That is, the tropical mountains of the Andes, the East African Highlands, the mountains of Sichuan and Yunnan, and the mountains of Papua New Guinea. Figure from Rahbek <em>et al</em>. <em>Science</em> 2019 Credit Rahbek <em>et al</em>. <em>Science</em> 2019 Usage Restrictions Use is permitted only with credit as listed. License Licensed content 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.