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David Roubik, Ph.D.

David Roubik, Ph.D., an entomologist at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, was the first scientist to document a bee exhibiting obligate necrophagy—feeding only on carrion, i.e., dead animals—which was found in the tropical rainforest in Panama, a species called Trigona hypogea. (Photo by Jorge Alemán, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute)

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