30-Oct-11 - Halloween Pictures: 9 Spooky New Species Found This Year (Imagenes de Halloween: 9 especies fantasmagóricas encontradas este año)

Meet a new prince of the underworld—the Beelzebub bat, one of the Halloween-worthy new species announced in 2011.
Talk about a one-of-a-kind discovery—an extremely rare cyclops shark (pictured) was confirmed recently in Mexico.
A stalk of the new fungus speciesOphiocordyceps camponoti-balzani, grows out of a "zombie" ant's head in a Brazilian rain forest.
A "devil worm" was found miles under the Earth—the deepest-living animal ever found, according to a study published in June.

The mountain jungles of Vietnam are home to a new breed of "vampire"—a "flying" tree frog dubbed  Rhacophorus vampyrus, announced in January.
A recently discovered dinosaur species boasts a very unusual skull, according to a study published in April.
A new Chinese snake species announced in July is one of the littlest pit vipers in the world.
A new group of so-called fanged frogs—including this new species, tentatively named Limnonectes species I—was discovered on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi
A large frog proved to be more than a mouthful for a ruby-eyed green pit viper, which abandoned its meal just after this undated picture was taken.
Source: nationalgeographic.com

5 comentarios:

  1. Hola Javier, buen documento este, buen blog el que compartes con nosotros, ya tienes otro seguidor más.
    Felicidades por tu trabajo. Un saludo.

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  2. siempre digo que la naturaleza logra sorprendernos. Alguno da miedo de verdad. como siempre, un placer leerte Javi. Un besin.

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  3. Me ha encantado la selección de fotografías y la variedad de temas. Lamentablemente tengo poco tiempo para leer blogs ahora, pero me paso cuando puedo.
    Por cierto, ¿en qué consiste la rareza de la calavera del dino que pones? :), parece una serpiente.
    Un saludo

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  4. Hola Javier. Buena colección de animalitos raros, Buen acierto con la entrada en estas fechas. Un abrazo

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  5. Aunque todo el mundo los considere feos o animales raros la verdad es que a mi los murciélagos siempre me han parecido fascinantes

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