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Contact: Beth King
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Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

Punta Gorda

Caption: The crossing between Punta Gorda on the Panamanian mainland and Coiba Island National Park can be treacherous. David Roubik, STRI staff scientist discovered a new species of forest bee that has only been found on Coiba and Rancheria Islands.

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