1. The Olinguito

This is the first time in 35 years that scientists have discovered a new mammal! The Olinguito was found in the Andes Mountains in Colombia and it looks like a cross between a bear and a cat!

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 2. The Andrill Anemone

 The newest species of anemone has been discovered under a glacier in Antarctica.

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 3. The Skeleton Shrimp

The latest crustacean to be found is very strange looking and see through! It was discovered off the coast of California.

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4. Orange Penicillium

 This new fungus species has been discovered in Tunisia.

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5. The Leaf-Tailed Gecko

This gecko was found in Australia, and is so good at camouflage, making it very difficult to spot! No wonder it has only been discovered now!

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6. Amoeboid Protist

 This one-celled organism is only about 5 cm long and lives in the Mediterranean sea.

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7. Tinkerbell Fairyfly

 This tiny wasp with the very cool name was discovered in Costa Rica and measures in at 250 micrometres. 

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 8. Clean Room Microbe

 This is a type of very strong bacteria which has been discovered in French Guiana, in sterilized rooms where spaceships are built!

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9. Domed Land Snail

This very interesting snail was found in Croatia. It lives in the caves 900 meters under sea level, and its see-through shell makes it look a bit like a ghost!

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 10. Kaweesak’s Dragon Tree

 Last but not least is a new species of tree found in Thailand. The tree is 10meters high.

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 Source & Photo: International Institute for Species Exploration

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