The world is full of infinite genus of animals and one life is not enough to explore them. Every year hundreds and thousands of new species are discovered with several differences on their external and internal attributes. The alteration in fauna and flora is observed because of the atmospheric changes according to which breeds of animals transformed themselves for their survival. The International Institute for Species Exploration at Arizona State University published list of important and new findings that they uncovered during the previous year. We have compiled a list of new animals that are recently discovered in this article.
10. Pinocchio frog
This new found frog is also the smallest wallaby in the world and has Pinocchio like nose which is discovered in a remote mountain “lost world”. This Pinocchio frog is amongst an array of multiple species that are found in the “lost world” and many of them are like cartoon fantasy characters just like this wallaby frog. The males of this genus have a knob on the nose which points upward during vigorous calls and goes back to its normal position when they get calm down.
9. Purple octopus
The native of the coast of Newfoundland Canada is a purple octopus which is identified during expedition off the coast in which 11 new species of sea were found. The team included Canadian and Spanish scientists which used remote operated vehicle in the voyage of sea far down to 3000 meters deep. According to the researchers this 20 day project was aimed to find out relations between cold water coral and other bottom residence creatures in an alien atmosphere however they found 11 new species in this successful trip.
8. Chromodoris Fentoni
The specie also discovered at the Gulf of Mexico is a shell less snail Chromodoris Fentoni and also known as nudibranch. The specimen was first identified in 2009 by a fisherman who donated it to the commission and wildlife research institute in St. Petersburg which later on verified by the Polytechnic University of California state that the specie has never been documented. However it is featured in the 2011 volume of “American Malacological Bulletin”. This shell less snail has external gills and vibrant colors on skin.
7. Tyrant leech king
The tyrannobdella rex or tyrant leech king is a leech which was discovered in nasal mucous membrane of a little girl who lives in Peru. The new specie is different from other insects of the same class as they have single armed jaw with large teeth and measures 2 inches in length. The physical trait of this leech has similarities with Tyrannosaurus rex which is using its teeth to saw into eyes, vagina, rectums and urethras of mammals.
6. Jumping Cockroach
If you are afraid of cockroaches think what will happen when you come across a cockroach with an ability to jump on you? Scared? But they actually exist and found in silvermine nature reserve of South Africa. This unique breed of cockroaches has long and jumpable legs and their ability to hop resembles with grasshopper that can jump far. The last known cockroaches that can jump are its ancestors of Jurassic era that are extinct now. A common name given to them is leaproach and they belong to blattellidae family of cockroaches. These leaproaches have a completely modified body with long jumping legs, semi-circular eyes and antenna is also fixed in a different way to get stabilized during jump.