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        How to Discover a New Mammal Species | Smithsonian Science How

        Discover how we are still finding and naming new mammals around the world. Meet Dr. Kristofer Helgen, formerly a zoologist at the National Museum of Natural History. From field expeditions and museum specimens, Kris has discovered over 100 mammal species. Hear about his surprising find of the “Olinguito” in cloud forests of Ecuador. Consider how studying mammals helps us understand how the Earth is changing. Ponder how much biodiversity still awaits discovery.

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