Peru this week created a national park that will protect one of its last big tracts of undeveloped rainforest, an area that loggers had hoped to open up soon. The 5,225-square-mile park is larger than the state of Connecticut, and scientists from Peru and the U.S. said they had already identified at least 28 previously undiscovered plants and animals in the park. Debra Moskovits of Chicago’s Field Museum said the park "offers the rare opportunity to act before habitat fragmentation and degradation forever transform the landscape.