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Harper Forbes (left), Prakrit Jain (right), and Academy Curator of Arachnology Lauren Esposito, PhD, (center) search for scorpions. Gayle Laird/California Academy of Sciences hide caption

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Gayle Laird/California Academy of Sciences

Tanisha Williams and Chris Martine examine an Australian bush tomato in the Rooke Science Building greenhouse. Emily Paine/Bucknell University hide caption

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Emily Paine/Bucknell University

Australotitan cooperensis is the new species confirmed by paleontologists in Australia. It's the biggest dinosaur discovered in Australia. Vlad Konstantinov and Scott Hocknull/Eromanga Natural History Museum hide caption

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Vlad Konstantinov and Scott Hocknull/Eromanga Natural History Museum

Vijayan's night frog (Nyctibatrachus pulivijayani), a 13.6 mm miniature-sized frog from the Agasthyamala hills in the Western Ghats in India, sits comfortably on a thumbnail. It is one of seven newly discovered frog species. SD Biju hide caption

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SD Biju

Cat breeder Anthony Hutcherson shows off a Bengal Cat on Monday in New York. The Bengal Cat will be featured at the 141st Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in a non-competitive "meet the breeds" exhibition, where cats will be shown for the first time. Bebeto Matthews/AP hide caption

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In 2004 Reid Brewer of the University of Alaska Southeast measured an unusual beaked whale that turned up dead in Alaska's Aleutian Islands. A tissue sample from the carcass later showed that the whale was one of the newly identified species. Don Graves hide caption

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Don Graves

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, shown wearing one of her trademark collars in 2010, now has an insect named in her honor. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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The newly described L. larvaepartus (male, left, and female) from Indonesia's island of Sulawesi. Odd, sure, but at least they don't use their stomachs as breeding chambers, as some other frogs do. Jim McGuire/UC Berkeley hide caption

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Jim McGuire/UC Berkeley

These Froggies Went A Courtin' And Gave Birth To Live Tadpoles

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