This seems to be happening a lot lately.
This newest animal, pictured here, was recently discovered in the waters 900 miles south of the Easter Islands. It’s a crustacean, but it’s so unique that scientists created a whole new family and genus for it. They named it Kiwa hirsuta. It is blind, it is the size of a salad plate, and it has magical powers.
Okay, maybe not magical powers, but it is blind. And freaky-deaky.
Full story here.