‘Chicken from hell’, cartwheeling spider among top 10 new species of animals for 2015 – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

A cartwheeling spider, a bird-like dinosaur and a fish that creates “crop circles” on the sea floor are among the species identified by the State University of New York’s (SUNY) College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) top 10 new species for 2015.

Some 18,000 species, great and small, were discovered in 2014, adding to the 2 million already known. But an estimated 10 million species are still unknown to science.

via ‘Chicken from hell’, cartwheeling spider among top 10 new species of animals for 2015 – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation).

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