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Research suggests there are over 300 species yet to be discovered by science

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published May 17, 2018, 3:11 pm IST
Updated May 17, 2018, 3:11 pm IST
A new predictive model created by ecologists shows that 303 species of mammals are still unknown to science.
Meanwhile the revelations made by this research can help with conservation efforts (Photo: AFP)
 Meanwhile the revelations made by this research can help with conservation efforts (Photo: AFP)

The world is filled with a large number of species which never fail to surprise and are an appropriate manifestation of nature’s beauty. But while we may feel we have seen everything the planet has to offer, how much of it do we actually know?

It turns out that there are hundreds of mammals which science hasn’t even discovered yet. A new predictive model created by ecologists shows that 303 species of mammals are still unknown to science.

 

But experts say that going by the high extinction rates, many species may disappear even before they are discovered. Meanwhile the revelations made by this research can help with conservation efforts.

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