Scientists discover 503 new species in 2020

A total of 503 new species were discovered by scientists at London’s Natural History Museum in 2020. Once again, an end of year tally of new species has revealed a remarkable diversity of life forms and minerals.

Otherworldly worms with three sexes discovered in Mono Lake

This new species, temporarily dubbed Auanema sp., has three different sexes, can survive 500 times the lethal human dose of arsenic, and carries its young inside its body like a kangaroo.