12/20/2012 03:05 pm ET Updated Dec 23, 2012

2012 Animal Discoveries: The 10 Weirdest Scientific Finds Of The Year

From Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer:

As the year comes to an end, it's time to look back at the grossest, oddest and simply most fascinating animals to make the headlines in 2012. There were zombie worms and penis fish, not to mention turtles with a strange way of getting rid of urine. Read on for 2012's most bizarre.

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10 Weirdest Animal Discoveries Of 2012

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