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Top 7 Coolest Recently Discovered Species

By Becky Ferreira Sep 27, 2012

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Servaline Genet

A native of eastern Africa, this little furball was discovered in 2002. Though they look uncannily feline, genets are not close relatives of cats at all. Mother Nature must just naturally like cat-shapes, and who can blame her?

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Becky Ferreira

Becky Ferreira is a writer, performer, and raptor based in New York.

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