Christopher Kemp is a scientist and the author of The Lost Species: Great Expeditions in the Collections of Natural History Museums.
Lost And Found In A Museum’s Archive
Specimens from a voyage in 1906 sat in a jar for more than a century, until one scientist named them.
Want To Find A New Species? Start In A Museum
These brand new species were hiding in plain sight—in the vast, but incompletely catalogued collections of natural history museums.