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New Millipede Species Has 414 Legs, 4 Penises, 0 Eyes

And is apparently very, very good at hiding

(Newser) - Scientists recently revealed a highly improbable discovery: a creature with 414 legs, four penises, and no eyes. Cave biologist Jean Krejca stumbled across the creature, a millipede now known as Illacme tobini, a decade ago inside Lange Cave in California's Sequoia National Park, the Washington Post reports. A study... More »

Top 10 Newly Discovered Species

Including a mushroom named for SpongeBob

(Newser) - Roughly 18,000 new species were discovered last year, and scientists at Arizona State University have compiled a list of their 10 favorites. A sample, from the Arizona Republic : More »

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