Weirdest Animal Discoveries of 2013

 

Chocolate-coloured ‘cocoa’ frog
It was discovered this year in the Republic of Suriname, in northeastern South America.

Live Science

 
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AMAZING VIDEO: Giant squid filmed in deep sea habitat for the first time

Live Science

 

 
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A spider that builds decoys
 
Live Science

 
Spiders are already considered ruthless and cunning, trapping prey in their webs, but a newly-discovered species in Peru shows how clever they are as well. This tiny arachnid apparently protects itself from predators by building a larger-than-life ‘decoy’ spider in its web and then shaking the web to make the decoy move when a threat approaches

 
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More weird animals discovered on Live Science:

->   Top 10 New Species 2013
->   The 12 Weirdest Animal Discoveries
->   The 10 Weirdest Animal Discoveries of 2012

 
 
 
 
 

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