A new type of cancer-giant

A new type of cancer-giantAmerican zoologists have discovered a new, not previously known to science species of crayfish literally under his nose, according to a statement released by the University of Illinois, USA. Article about the discovery published in the journal "Proceedings of the Biological Society Washington» (Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington).
It is a cancer of the family Barbicambarus, representatives of which are large in size. That newly discovered cancer, according to scientists, is approaching puberty size lobster — that is, its length can be more than half. We newfound species Barbicambarus simmonsi is not the only feature: in addition, it covered cvoeobraznoy mustache bristles fine hairs that make them more susceptible.
In short, the animal is so unusual, that is left to wonder why no one discovered it before. Scientific luck Chris Taylor (Chris Taylor) from the University of Illinois and Guenter Schuster (Guenter Schuster) from Eastern Kentucky University. Scientists detail told reporters they saw an unusual cancer in photographs taken in the creek Shoal Creek (Shoal Creek) in the south of the State of Tennessee, and at first took it to members of other species living over 130 miles (over 200 km) from these places. Then, however, the scientific excitement and won two zoologists went to turn the stones on the bottom of the creek in Tennessee, until finally under one of them, they did not find the desired result.
Made in the laboratory genetic analysis confirmed that a completely new type of cancer. It is very rare: there was found only two samples. In principle, each year in the U.S. are on average two new cancer, but how could overlook such a sort, but still in the creek, previously studied by zoologists and down, is unclear. Dr. Schuster explains poor financing field of zoological research in the United States.
To think that all of the major types of animals today are already open, is fundamentally wrong. Annually zoologists report new discoveries: for example, in 2010, that the departed had been previously unknown to science Madagascar lemur, a new kind of monkeys in the forests of Myanmar and the Komodo dragon kin in the Philippines about. Luzon.

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