Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks: Twenty-Seven New Species Found in Park Caves


Subject:
California Regions , California: Animals , California: Recreation , Insects , Wildlife , California Parks & Recreation Areas , Gold Country: Sierra Nevada, Lake Tahoe, Calaveras, more...

Description:
This January 2006 news release describes how a "study of the subterranean life found in caves culminated ... in an announcement ... of the discovery of at least 27 new species in the caves of Sequoia and Kings Canyon [California]." Includes an image of one newly discovered insect and a link to the cave and karst management portion of the NPS site for these national parks. From the National Park Service (NPS).

Publisher:
National Park Service (NPS)

Language:
English

Source:
http://home.nps.gov/applications/digest/headline.cfm?type=Announcements&id=4111&urlarea=npsnews


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