Newly Discovered Species
The Yeti Crab - discovered in 2006
The Caqueta Titi Monkey - first spotted in 1976
Found in he southern Caqueta province of Colombia. One of the most bizarre characteristics of the Caquetá titi monkey is that it purrs like a domestic cat. Not only do these primates share similar vocal styles to felines, they also are roughly the same bodily size.
Gorgon Head Star Fish (a Basket Star)
Found in the North East Atlantic Ocean. Discovered by scientists from Scotland's University of Aberdeen. This rare cousin to the starfish uses its arms to walk.
Attenborough's Pitcher Plant
Named after the naturist, David Attenborough, it consumes large bugs and flying insects.
The Stickbug - (Phobaeticus chani)
This is the largest insect in the world and can grow as long as 22 inches. It originates in Borneo
The Blossom Bat
Found in the Foja Mountains on the Indonesian island of New Guinea. It is called 'the hummingbird of the bat world' because it uses its long tonne to drink nectar from trees.
The Psychedelic Frogfish
Lives in the ocean near Bali and Indonesia. The skin of this fish is as unique to each fish as our fingerprints are to us.
This tiny gecko was found in the rain forests of Ecuador. It is so tiny that it can sit on the top of a pencil eraser.
Pearl River Map Turtle
Lives in the Pearl River between Louisiana and Mississippi. It ranges in size between 6 - 11 inches and eats clams, fish and insects.
The Sneezing Monkey of Burma
These monkeys go into long sneezing fits when it rains because their upturned noses allow water to enter their sinuses.
Azuay Stubfoot Toads ... Extinct Toad Rediscovered in Ecuador_