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Righting a Wrong About New Species

A March 27 Weekend Edition Sunday story on fairy shrimp incorrectly stated that decades had passed since a new species had been discovered in the United States. For a correction and clarification, Sheilah Kast speaks with Kevin Omland, assistant professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

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Sheilah Kast
Sheilah Kast joined NPR in November 2003 as the weekend newscaster for "PBS/NPR Newsbrief," the hourly 30-second television news reports produced by NPR for PBS stations.