Scientists Announce 2013′s Top 10 New Species

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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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