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Get to know some of the scientists and researchers who lead our efforts in the field, push the boundaries of what's known about Earth's biodiversity, and care for the nearly 40,000 live animals at the Academy itself.
44 lizards. 14 sea slugs. Seven fishes. Four beetles. Four sharks. And that's just half of them! See what Academy scientists added to the tree of life in 2022. Photo © Yi-Kai Tea