Declaring a New Species
The world of species definition is a complicated one; are animals part of the same community, species, genus? How do you know when a species has split, and what does it take to declare a new species? If you’ve ever had a question on the issue, Teen Skepchick will try to answer it today!
Firstly, it’s a good idea to define exactly what a species is:
spe·cies (spshz, -sz)