Fanged frogs and 40 new species in Lost World

A team of scientists ventured into a remote volcano in Papua New Guinea and discovered the bizarre, weird animals you can only find on Earth. The new species of weird animals include a rats as big as a cat, a fanged frog and grunting fish. Below are some of the photos of the new species found in the “Lost World.”

Wildlife cameraman Gordon Buchanan with the Bosavi Woolly Rat. One of the biggest rats in the world, it measures just over 32 inches from nose to tail and weighs 3lb. The rat is not afraid of humans.
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A new species of frog found near base camp. When scared it puffs up its body.
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A bizarre jungle spider camouflaged as lichen.
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A bizarre hairy caterpillar found in the rainforest.
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An iridescent Beetle found in the New Guinea rainforest.
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You can watch “Lost Land Of The Volcano” when it starts airing on BBC1 today, Tuesday, at 9pm.