If you have read our list of the , then you know there are some weird animals in the wild that are not too cuddly. These ghastly fish are native to the Atlantic Ocean, but are beginning to creep into the Great Lakes as well. Part of the fatal blow is attained through the speeds they can attain, topping out just a hair over 30 miles per hour. During the rainy season, it washes away a lot so Marcio has to keep rebuilding Unsurprisingly, there are some setbacks with this set up. Tarot readers Ernst and Srishti The house is one the tallest single-family home on the planet Ernst and Srishti often ran around the countryside near their home in Arizona, dreaming of owning the very peculiar building they'd go past. The males have a magnificent coiff-like crest Elvis would kill for, with hair-like feathers that extend out over their bill.
They out of leaves to shelter themselves and their white fur into the green glow of the leaves when the sun shines on them. Pangolins can grow to be about 40-inches long, but in some cases, their tongue is actually longer than their entire body! When the supercontinent broke apart 200 million years ago, the relatives could have been separated, explaining the long-lost connection. Their heads are completely clear and transparent, like a glass jar, meaning that you can see inside their heads to view their eyes and brain. This smell also seems to repel would-be predators, including humans. So males will meticulously prepare their dance floor before loudly calling the object of their affection. Stephanie Pappas, Live Science Contributor Stephanie Pappas is a contributing writer for Live Science.
Aad's ark is currently moored in the Netherlands In 2005, Johan Huibers, a Dutch Christian fundamentalist, decided to build a replica of Noah's Ark as he wanted to save humanity from sin after having a vision. Once they sink their rows of teeth into the body of another fish, they feed off blood and bodily fluids. Scientists themselves keep observing new species every year and admit that modern science is not familiar with all of the strange animals existing today. The pheasant-sized bird, whose chicks possess claws on two of their wing digits, is also called the Stinkbird due to the manure-like odor caused by its unique digestive system. Hagfish This sea creature which inhabits the Atlantic ocean is still as disturbing as it was 300 million years ago.
Our poor gentle giants, we are sorry Dumbo, truly sorry. Even so, the birds are adept climbers, using their wings to balance as they jump between branches. Wombat Once common in Australia, the Northern Hairy-Nosed Wombat is now one of the most rare animals in the world. You have a good chance of diving with sunfish in the Alboran Sea of Spain, right where the Atlantic and the Mediterranean meet. Spiny Orb Weaver Spider These spiky spiders look pretty damn awesome.
The six-foot-long females display a stunning webbing between their tentacles, which trails behind them like a cape. Take, for example, the Glaucus Atlanticus — an aquatic animal who looks like a Pokemon monster and has a name as equally anime. Echidna The echidna is as amazing as it is weird. That's where the Mars Desert Research Station comes in. These enigmatic cephalopods are a pretty rare sight since they usually dwell in deep waters ranging from 400 meters to 4,800 meters, but the few times they have been spotted has revealed that they usually eat crustaceans and worms. The animal kingdom has some very strange citizens and when it comes to the strangest fauna the planet Earth has to offer, seeing is believing.
The 104ft tall treehouse with 304 windows Name: Falcon's Nest Location: Prescott, Arizona Who lives there? Maybe the platypus is some kind of evolutionary joke courtesy of Mother Nature, but its existence is no hoax. From Coconut Crab to Pink Fairy Armadillo and even Giant Isopod here are 21 World's Weirdest Animals, would you love to own one? While babies live in shells like normal hermit crabs, adults grow out of them and develop a protective shell of their own. What makes this deer one of the strangest animals is that it has prominent tusks, which are actually elongated canine teeth. This bird of paradise was confirmed as a unique species only last year, when it was determined to be genetically distinct from the regular bird of paradise. Rashed's collection of living beasts includes lions, tigers, panthers, leopards, cheetahs, giraffes and bears, all with pets ostentatiously named after his favourite brands - Versace, Armani and Dior.
Atretochoana This odd amphibious species was first discovered on an expedition to the Brazilian rainforest in the late 1800s. At one point, the Alpine ibex was nearly hunted to extinction and could only be found in the Gran Paradiso National Park in Italy. This is attained by flying high up in the air and then plunging down in a carefully controlled descent that sees it breaking airspeed records. Usually, primates find protection in numbers, as they tend to live with family groups. It stores venom in its finger-like cerata, producing a sting that causes fever, shock and even death. The birds hunt in groups, at times diving into the ocean in search of fish. Theses unique animals are the only mammals known to use stridulation for generating sound, a method more commonly associated with insects and snakes.
Having evolved to live underground, with its purple skin and tiny, blue-rimmed eyes, the purple frog is sort of the terrestrial answer to the gray, eyeless creatures that live on the bottom of the ocean. Hickory Horned Devil The Regal Moth a. They live in parts of China and Mongolia, and it's believed that their ears in the desert. They were once hunted for their fur, but are now protected throughout their range in eastern. Because contained in its face are extremely humanoid pearly whites.
This impressive sandcastle house is located in Brazil Sea views are desired by many of us - and Rio de Janeiro resident Marcio Mizael Matolia has found a nifty way to get a prime spot without the hefty price tag. Northern Hairy-Nosed Wombat, anonymous photo via Creative Commons 50. They lay eggs the size of coffee beans. This year, researchers studying the adorable gray mouse lemur Microcebus murinus in Madagascar came across a grisly scene: a male of the species feasting on the flesh of a dead female. It transpires that these hairs are riddled with bacteria, which some believe may serve as a for the crustacean. Marabou Stork Found in Africa south of the Sahara, the Marabou Stork has a face only a mother could love.
But the rufous potoo, which lives in northern South America mostly in Ecuador and Peru, has a few distinctive qualities. But they tend to be found in deserts and arid regions as far north as Canada and as far south as Guatemala. Pangolins are covered in tough armor, made of thick keratin scales. This is the tendency of deep sea crustaceans and other animals to grow to a much larger size than similar species in shallower waters. If you thought the tales of people with one eye was just a story, think again. With a height of 43 to 55 inches and a wingspan up to 8 feet 6 inches, these funny looking birds are hard to miss. Glass Frogs Commonly known as Glass Frogs, members of the amphibian family Centrolenidae all share a similar small size and lime green background colors.