Scientists Announce 2013’s Top 10 New Species

The top 10 new species list was announced May 23 by the International Institute for Species Exploration at Arizona State University. The 2013 list includes an amazing glow-in-the-dark cockroach, a harp-shaped carnivorous sponge and the smallest vertebrate on Earth – a tiny frog. Rounding out this year’s list is a snail-eating false coral snake, flowering bushes from a disappearing forest, a green lacewing, a hangingfly fossil, a monkey with a blue-colored behind and human-like eyes, a tiny violet and a black staining fungus.
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