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Damselfly Honours Sir David Attenborough

Mesosticta davidattenboroughi - Sir David's Cretaceous Damselfly Broadcaster, naturalist and all-round good guy, Sir David Attenborough has been honoured yet again by having a newly described species named after him.  This time, it is a new species of Cretaceous damselfly discovered in a piece of Burmese amber (burmite).  Fossils of insects are extremely rare and
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