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The collection and study of specimens are vital to our understanding of the natural history of Earth.
Each specimen is unique and different then any other specimen.
1) each specimen must always be identifiable and
2) information about that specimen must always be available.
To achieve these two necessary aspects of the study of natural history specimens, care should be taken in recording information and labeling the specimen at the time of collection.