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1. Jessica Schmerler explains how animals are classified and named and has a fun slideshow of 2014's top 10 interesting animals at Scientific American.
2. Jane Lee at National Geographic talks about a newly discovered deep sea anglerfish with big teeth, spikes on its snout and a crazy-looking lure on the top of its head!
3. Justine Alford at IFLScience! shows us a newly discovered species of peacock spider.
The male dons a blue mask is is about as cuddly as a spider gets. Check out his dance here:
4. Stephanie Pappas at livescience shows us an adorable newly discovered jelly-bean sized masked frog.
5. Against conventional wisdom, a newly discovered species of frogs gives birth to live young! Dr. Dolittle at ScienceBlogs tells us all about it.