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# Question: scientists are continually discovering and documenting new species although the...

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Scientists are continually discovering and documenting new species, although the rate of discovery of new species varies by group. In general, how would the discovery and documentation of species new to science change your estimates of the numbers of species that are potentially threatened? Why is the discovery of new species sometimes a critical conservation issue?