Sand-Dollared Cataract by Sofia Mitchell is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.
When I was younger I believed that some of the most fascinating animals stemmed from the imagination. While that is true, in our world exists astonishing marvels. While there are countless of amazing animals, here are some that intrigued me.
1. Barreleye Fish:
2. Tube-nosed Fruit Bat: Yoda-Bat
So a flying Yoda was discovered hiding out in a rainforest in Papua New Guinea in 2009. It shares the same characteristics of the typical fruit bat, ingesting fruits and dispersing the seeds throughout the rainforest to help new plants grow.
3. Encantado Dolphins: Pink Dolphins!
4. The Mexican Axolotl
5. The Golden Tabby Tiger a.ka. Strawberry Tiger
Their unique coloration is caused by a recessive gene. Strawberry tigers are extremely rare, even rarer than the white tiger. Apparently less than a 100 exist in the world.
6. The Dumbo Octopus
7. The Anglerfish: A Courtship To Envy
|Can you spot the male?|
8. Glass Frog
These unusual critters have semi-transparent skin that reveals their intestinal tract, heart, and liver. Since they are extremely small, only about 1 inch to 3 inches long, they are difficult to find.
9. Star-nosed Mole
10. Angora Rabbit
"It's so fluffy I'm gonna die! It's so fluffy!"- Despicable Me
They make great pets, have extremely soft, silky, fur that require a great deal of brushing. Good
news though, they love being brushed.
12. Yeti Crab (Kiwa Hirsuta)
13. Sea pig
14. Rosey-lipped Batfish
Pucker up, because the rosy-lipped batfish is ready for a kiss :) Off the coast of Costa Rica on Cocos Island this red-lipped beauty awaits. Do not confuse with the