New Weird Animal Discovered

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KiwicrabThis 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.