Smithsonian scientists have discovered hundreds of new species around the world. To mark this year’s International Day for Biological Diversity, May 22, here is a small slideshow highlighting some of the species the Smithsonian has discovered in the past decade.
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- New species of giant rat discovered in crater of volcano in Papua New Guinea
- Smithsonian scientists discover seven new species of fish
- Smithsonian researchers help block ship-borne bioinvaders with new screening strategy
- Smithsonian scientists to help identify and eradicate invasive species in Alaskan waters
- Baby Boom of Endangered Species at Smithsonian’s National Zoo’s Conservation and Research Center