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10 amazing new species: See the Tinkerbell wasp and see-through snail
10 amazing new species: See the Tinkerbell wasp and see-through snail

The top 10 new species of 2014 includes a see-through snail, a teeny tiny wasp with fairy wings, and an anenome that lives on the underside of a glacier -- all of which are brand-new to science. The list was put together by the SUNY College of Enviornmental Science and Forestry's International Institute for Species Exploration. Since 2008 the institute has worked with a consortium of taxonomists and experts around the world to select the most intriguing species discoveries for each previous calendar year.  This year's selections run the gamut from a 40-foot-tall tree that was hiding in plain sight in Thai forests to microscopic microbes discovered in so-called clean rooms where...

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