TOP TEN PHOTOS: Most Viewed of 2008

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3. Giant Starfish Among Strange Animals Found off Antarctica

Giant sea stars, or starfish, that measure 24 inches (60 centimeters) across are held by Sadie Mills, left, and Niki Davey of New Zealand's National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research on February 15.

They and other researchers collected 30,000 sea creatures--many new to science--during a 35-day census in Antarctic waters in February and March.

More photos of strange and new Antarctic sea creatures >>
—Photograph by John Mitchell/NZ IPY-CAML
 
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