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10 Species from the Frontiers of Science

Crazy fact: There are probably 15 million species of plants, animals, and fungi in the world, and we’ve only discovered 2 million of them. So scientists are constantly discovering new species all over the world. Just last year, the Smithsonian Institution announced the discovery of the olinguito, an incredibly rare (and ridiculously adorable) relative of the raccoon.

From AllDay.com: 10 Species Science Never Knew Existed … Until Recently