example species discovery template

  1. What prompted your curiosity in X?
  2. How was the new species discovered?
  3. Where does it live?
  4. What does it eat?
  5. What technology/equipment was involved/used in the study?
  6. What activities did the study involve?
  7. What was the study timeline? How long did it take?
  8. What were the roles of the people involved in the research? What activity was most time-consuming?
  9. Are there any further plans on exploring the species habitat and lifestyle?
  10. Do you have a photo of the new species, of equipment, people, lab?