This Week In Science — Discovering a new species of river dolphin

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    This undated photo released by the Federal University of Amazonas shows an Inia araguaiaensis dolphin in the Araguaia River in Amazonas state

    This undated photo released by the Federal University of Amazonas shows an Inia araguaiaensis dolphin in the Araguaia River in Amazonas state

    River dolphins, Midwestern earthquakes, and flying snakes.

    Kerry Grens, an associate editor at The Scientist, joins The Pulse regularly for updates on the latest developments in science. 

     This week, she talks with Pulse host Maiken Scott about the discovery of a new species of river dolphin in the Amazon, the threat of a Midwestern earthquake, and the science behind how flying snakes take to the air. 

    Click on the audio player above to listen to the full interview.

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