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The Sneezing Monkey, discovered in Myanmar, one of several new species of animals discovered by scientists.
Recently the International Institute for Species Exploration at Arizona State University published a list of new species that had been discovered this year.
It includes a sneezing monkey, a parasitic wasp and a mushroom named for a famous springy TV character - Sponge Bob Square Pants.
Madeleine talks to Pat Krug, marine biologist and professor at California State University Los Angeles.