12 Amazing Species Discovered in 2012

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There are millions of species on Earth, but science has identified just a fraction of them. This year, various scientists around the world announced the…Read More »

discoveries of myriad species that had previously gone unnoticed, including a chameleon big enough to perch on the head of a match and a strange creature named for the Star Wars character Yoda.

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