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The Elusive Ruby Seadragon Is Seen for the First Time in the Wild

Underwater footage reveals a fiery new species that was previously known only from a handful of museum specimens.

January 13, 2017
10:27 AM EST
Common (above) and Leafy seadragons have leaf-like appendages for camouflage, a feature lacking in the new Ruby species. Credit: Wikipedia/Rling