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You should definitely check this list, especially if you think that you know everything. There are certain animals that will make you laugh. Read that list, it is such a great joy to discover new things in life and in this world. Remember that each year the humans get to know around 15 000 new species…yah, it is a lot.
This is a small creatures that looks like rodent, which is also known as a sengi. It is similar to the hyrax and is part of the large mammals family rather than they are to rodents.
Vimeo / Sci-News.com
If you are scared of spiders, do not visit Morocco. That spider scurries and cartwheels across the ground.
That might be an entirely new phylum – though looking like fungi, these are animals which live at the ocean depths of 1,000 meters. They are relatives to the jellyfish.
This birdlike dinosaur is no longer existing, yet we mention it as its skull has been recently discovered. Scientists say that it has lived some 66 million years ago. The skull was discovered in the Hell Creek Formation, which seems fitting.
There are several species of the narrow-mouthed frog, but that one is called Chiasmocleis quilombola. Named for the quilombos, the frog lives deep in the Espirito Santo rainforest of Brazil used by the escaped slaves between the 16th and 19th centuries.
The habits of this insect include laying a single egg in a paralyzed, yet alive spider, followed by burying the spider, leaving the larva to eat its way out. These wasps love to kill ants as well and this is not for food, but for sport.
This frog lives in the American Northeast and has a weird, cough-like ribbit. In the 1930s this species of leopard frog was hypothesized, but the theory was dismissed -- until now.
YouTube / Rainforest Expeditions
The fish got its name just this year, yet it has carefully crafted nests that could be noticed off the coast of Japan. It is the job of the males to build these nests and they use their architectural skills to impress the female fish.
BBC / Life Story
The weird creature casts a green light at night as it has bioluminescence. The worms lie in a burrow, poking their bright heads out. Then when a curious insect comes by for a look, the worms grab it and then drag it underground.
(via Yahoo Travel, IFL Science)There are so many plants and animals that have been discovered in the past year. Nature is incredible, so fascinating and beautiful. E should wait and see what 2015 will bring!