Yosemite National Park: New arachnid species found

San Francisco Chronicle - The leading hypothesis, outlined in a report, co-authored by Krejca and James Cokendolpher and published Sept. 30 by the Texas Tech University Natural Science Research Laboratory, is that the pseudoscorpion started out as a surface species and adapted through necessity and natural selection to total darkness underneath the granite boulder piles. Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/11/06/BA8A1G7837.DTL&type=newsbayarea#ixzz14izZbJ81

A mysterious scorpionlike creature seen nowhere else in the world was recently discovered underneath huge boulder piles that have accumulated for thousands of years at the bottom of the towering cliffs in Yosemite National Park

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The leading hypothesis, outlined in a report, co-authored by Krejca and James Cokendolpher and published Sept. 30 by the Texas Tech University Natural Science Research Laboratory, is that the pseudoscorpion started out as a surface species and adapted through necessity and natural selection to total darkness underneath the granite boulder piles.

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