New Animal Discoveries of 2013

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Last year was a big year when it came to the discovery of new animal species. From legless lizards to purring monkeys, scientists described thousands of unique animal species in 2013.

Over 1.6 million species of animal life are currently known, but global biodiversity is estimated to be much greater. Some scientists believe the total could be as high as ten million unique species, meaning this year will probably bring plenty of new breathtaking discoveries.

Watch the video to learn more about the animal discoveries of 2013.

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