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suresh patange
suresh patange

Really wonderful salute to those who found out  

Abdul-Razzak Khattat
Abdul-Razzak Khattat

The species name of the green lacewing Semachrysa should have been "geuk" rather than "jade", because Geuk is the one who photographed the insect and later supplied a female specimen eventhough winterton "thought' that this insect might be a new species.

Mike Lopez
Mike Lopez

The glowing cockroach looks a lot like EVE from the movie WALL-E

M. Gianni
M. Gianni

Hermoso mono , sus ojos son tan iguales a nosotros , la cadena evolutiva bien lo dice que somos descendientes de los primates. Coincido , con la nota, debemos cuidar este planeta , no gastar dinero para  salir al espacio , Sagan  en sus palabras , comento , por ahora no hay otro planeta para habitar. cuidemos este y a todos los seres vivos..Saludos

Sylvie Besnard
Sylvie Besnard

It's awesome that new species get discovered and listed. I enjoyed reading this article however I agree with the below comment from George Wilkinson, these monkeys existed before this article was put to press, we just don't know when the specie started. Also, I think it is important to study what is happening on earth right now and at the same time spend money and energy to study what is happening in space, contrary to an earlier comment I read. Thank you for the work you do.

Wilkinson George
Wilkinson George

Thanks for yet another informative article. But I would like to mention one thing; Instead of claiming 'discovery' say new species added to the database. because they were existing in their respective habitats and local people are aware of those species. (This  is the same level of funny claim of 'discovery' of America while a large number of people were living there already, peacefully.

Bogdan Ghiorghiu
Bogdan Ghiorghiu

It is VITAL to find earth-like planets, among other things like understanding and protecting ourselves from various lethal phenomena in the universe that could destroy 100 percent of the species on Earth, not just 50. And not all that much money is spend that way anyway. Don't believe me, just find out how much and you'll see. I'm not saying it is not important to protect life on Earth, I'm militating for it myself, but don't you dare say anything bad about studying the cosmos. It's all about perspective. Best of luck in the future!

maxlee 1911
maxlee 1911

yes,  i like this monkey too, it looks so funny,囧

Jane Lee
Jane Lee expert

@Wilkinson George Good point. Although it does seem like the wider world doesn't hear about these organisms until researchers go in and "discover" them, and journalists write about it. I wonder if that's a good thing though. In some cases, perhaps these organisms would be better off in obscurity.

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