Kansas teacher discovers new water beetles

Associated Press: LAWRENCE -- University of Kansas entomologist Andrew Short is not new to fieldwork. The 30-year-old assistant professor of ecology and evolutionary biology has taken part in 20 expeditions to South America, eight in the past four years to Venezuela to study aquatic insects. But his latest expedition directed him to what he describes as "a high-difficulty place to get into" -- an unspoiled tropical rain forest in Suriname, where he discovered at least 20 species of water beetles new to science.......

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