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PHOTOS: TOP 20 NEW SPECIES OF 2016

Discovering a new species is always exciting — it shows that much of our world remains to be explored and described. This year, too, scientists discovered and described several thousand new species of animals and plants, including 13 new dancing peacock spiders, a new crab that was found in a pet market, a new species of whale, a tarantula that shoots balls of barbed hair at enemies, and one bird that is now 13 distinct species.

RPC 27TH in Photos

A photo report of the 27th Meeting of the Regional Planning Council which was held from 5 to 8 December 2016 in Tehran.

Iran – The Land With Historical Architecture and Astonishing Nature

Here are some awesome photos from Iran Nature, beauty and historical places.

Top Ten Beautiful Waterfalls of the World

Waterfalls are beautiful, enchanting creation of nature that has always inspired travelers. There are tales and poetic verses describing their beauty. Here is a list of spectacular top ten waterfalls of the world that are real yet majestic as in a fairy-tale.
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