11 New Animal Discoveries From the Past Year

Some of the many exciting new species discovered in 2013.

By Simone Scully

Purring monkeys, glue-spitting worms and vegetarian piranhas were just a few of the species discovered in 2013, and the door is open for uncovering more amazing new animals in the year ahead.  There are 8.7 million species on earth (not counting bacteria), and surprisingly 86 percent of all land species and 91 percent of all ocean species have yet to be discovered by science…

(read more: Audubon Magazine)

photos: Mark Gurney, Philipp Verbelen, and Todd W. Pierson

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