I hope you’ve liked the first part of my bizarre animals collection.
Without further due I give to you:
The Strangest Creatures Alive
Where should I start? Oh, I got it.
The official name of this strange crustacean is Kiwa hirsuta. This decapod, which is approximately 6 inches long 15.24 centimeters, is notable for the quantity of silky blond hair covering its pereiopods.
The thorny dragon
or thorny devil Australian lizard that grows up to 8 inches (20.32 centimeters) and live for up to 20 years. The thorny dragon is covered in hard, sharp spines that protects them from predators.
The tube-nosed fruit bat Nyctimene
was recently uncovered in the Muller Range mountains, Papua New Guinea. The furry creature gets its name from its distinctive mustard-yellow nose with tubular nostrils.
These little crabs from the family Xanthidae are notable for their mutualism with sea anemones, which they hold in their claws for defense.
Cantor’s giant soft-shell turtle
This freshwater turtle can be easily identified by its smooth, olive-colored carapace. With up to 6 feet in length, the turtle spends 95 of its life buried and motionless with only its eyes and mouth protruding from the sand.
Pink fairy armadillo
This funny creature also known as pichiciego is the smallest species of armadillo mammals of the family Dasypodidae, mostly known for having a bony armor shell. Endemic to central Argentina.
This large marine mammal is one of four living species of the order Sirenia and is the only strictly marine herbivorous mammal manatees use fresh water to some degree.
This odd mammal, native to Africa, is covered with extremely hard scales. When threatened, it will usually roll up into a ball thus protecting its vulnerable belly. Capable of walking on two legs
This small fish, just about 8 9 inches 20.32 to 22.86 Centimeters long, has the capacity to change coloration and pigment pattern. The first dorsal spine of the frogfish tips forward and is used as fishing rod.
- This unreal looking moth species was identified in 2009 by Dr. Arthur Anker of Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, in the Gran Sabana region of Venezuela.
This unreal-looking little fish species can be found around the Galapagos Islands at depths of 100 feet 30.480M or more. Batfish are not good swimmers
Officially Elaphodus cephalophus, is a small species of deer characterized by a prominent tuft of black hair on its forehead and fang-like canines for the males.