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SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry is here to give us the top 10 of the overall 18,000 new species identified around the world in the past year .

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1.Anzu Wyliei, a 5 foot tall and 10 feet long bird-dinosaur hybrid from North America.

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2. An endangered parasitic plant that is actually found in a mountain in the Philippines ,Balanophora coralliformis.

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3. Cebrennus rechenbergi, a spider that cartwheels in the face of danger.

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4.Dendrogramma enigmatica, along with D. discoids are tiny, odd multicellular animals discovered on the sea floor of Victoria.

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5. Deuteragenia ossarium, a Chinese wasp, covers its young with layers of chemical-emitting dead ants in order to protect them from predators.

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6. Found in Indonesia, Limnonectes larvaepartus is the only known species of frog that bears tadpoles instead of eggs.6

7. Phryganistria tamdaeoensis is a 9-inch long insect ,that is considered one of the shortest “giant sticks”.

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8. Phyllodesmium acanthorhinum, a Japanese fluorescent sea slug.

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9. Growing up to 5 feet long in high altitudes in Mexico Tillandsia religiosa, though new to scientists, has been part of Christmas displays in Mexico for a long time.

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10. Torquigener albomaculosus is a little fish that forms geometric designs of up to 6 feet in diameter on the Japanese sea floor as a way to attract females and protect its fertilized eggs.

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