10 Fascinating New Species Discovered in 2011

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While the last 12 months saw the tragic extinction of some species, they also saw the brilliant discovery of never-before-seen creatures: from rodent-eating plants to inflatable sharks, massive jellyfish, terrifying zombie-producing parasites, teeny tiny frogs, and more.

Here are 10 of the most fascinating new creatures found this year.