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10 Amazing New Species: SpongeBob Fungus, Glass Frog, Tarsier & More

Every year about 18,000 new species are added to the annals of the earth's biodiversity. To date, scientists have described and named about 2 million species on planet earth. Unbelievably, these s…

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Mysterious New Stick Insect Discovered that Sprays Like a Skunk

By Bryan Nelson, Animal Planet A new species of stick insect has been discovered that is so mysterious and unusual that scientists have given it its own genus, Conlephasma, and the species name o…

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Rare Starfish Found on Peru’s Coast

Peruvian marine biologists discover three rare species of starfish in the Pacific Ocean. Science News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "1mNFxKEsyzfdBUgP", NewsLook = NewsLook || {}; NewsLook.embeds…

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615 New Species in Madagascar in 11 Years

The World Wildlife Fund has released a report stating a huge number of new species has been discovered on the island nation of Madagascar over the last eleven years. From 1999-2010, 385 plants, 42 inv…

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Possible New Lemur Discovered

A lemur species was discovered in Madagascar which scientists believe is probably new to science. It is a member of the genus of fork-marked lemurs, named because of the distinctive markings on their…

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New Crab Species Discovered in Costa Rica

A new species of freshwater crab has been identified by biologists at the University of Costa Rica. Named Allacanthos yawi, it was found last year by Luis Hernandez Lara Rolie during exploration of la…

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3 New Distinctive Frog Species Discovered

Conservation International just reported the discovery of three new amphibian species in Colombia. The three species include: "a mysterious toad with ruby-colored eyes, a diminutive long-nosed bea…

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New Self-Cloning Lizard Found on Lunch Menu

A lizard species new to science was discovered at a Vietnamese restaurant. A number of the entirely female and identical lizards were trapped in a tank inside the restaurant where they are served to c…

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New Monkey Species Discovered In Myanmar

Primatologists have discovered a new species of monkey living in a remote forested region of northern Myanmar (Burma) which is under threat from logging and a Chinese dam project. The research, pub…

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New Rainforest Gecko Species Identified

Adam D. Leaché and Matthew K. Fujita used new DNA analysis techniques to determine that a species of West African rainforest gecko is very likely to be at least four distinct species. West African gec…

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