Scientists Identify 71 New Species
BBC Earth|May - June 2020
Scientists Identify 71 New Species
In 2019, the California Academy of sciences, the us equivalent of London’s natural history museum, described a multitude of new species, spanning five continents and three oceans. Here are some of the most intriguing specimens they added to the tree of life.

1. This girdled lizard (Cordylus phonolithos) is found on Serra da Neve Inselberg, Namibe Province, southwestern Angola.

2. This dazzling sea slug species (Janolus tricellariodes) is found in the Philippines.


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May - June 2020