25 Most Wonderful And Unusual Animals On Earth

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Glass Frog
While, like many frogs, glass frogs are green, they get their name from their transparent abdominal sides. Their inner organs and gastrointestianl tract are visible via their pores and skin.

First found in 1872, glass frogs have been first placed ins the Hyella genus with tree frogs. It wasn’t till 1951 that the family Centrolenidae was created. That household is now host to over 50 species of glass frogs. Discovered primarily alongside rivers and streams in Central and South America, glass frogs are small, between 1.2 and three.Zero inches in length.

Mata Mata
These freshwater turtles (Chelus fimbriatus) present in South America are distinguished by their massive flattened head coated by many flaps of skin.

They will develop to a length of about 18-20 inches and a weight of round 30 pounds. Every foot has 5 webbed claws, which it uses, along with its pure camouflage, to catch fish and different food. The mata mata resembles a bit of wood of clump of leaves when it lies nonetheless in the water.

Mata mata turtles are frequent in the exotic pet commerce however are quite expensive.

Large Weta
Native to New Zealand, the giant weta can grow over 4 inches in size. One documented captive feminine grew to have a mass of 70 g (2.5 oz), making it one of the heaviest insects in the world. In truth, although they appear like grasshoppers, giant wetas are too heavy to leap.

Its genus title, Deinacrida, is Greek for “terrible grasshopper.” When threatened, wetas raise their spiky again legs and make an angry chittering sound to scare off predators.

Wrinkle-Confronted Bat
The Centurio senex, or wrinkle-faced bat, is found in a number of South and Central American nations. Their distinctive hairless faces have numerous outgrowths of pores and skin that are extra pronounced within the males. Although they are mainly fruit-eating bats, they don’t seem to be categorized as a fruit bat.

Strolling Leaf (or Leaf Insect)
Additionally from the household Phyliidae, the walking leaf, or leaf insect, is native to South Asia and Australia. Its superb natural camouflage makes it nearly invisible in wooded areas, which not only protects them from predators but in addition lets their prey come to them.

Similarly to mantises and stick bugs, the leaf insect has a tendency to sway back and forth to imitate a real leaf blowing in the wind. Some sources state that these insects might have been in existence forty seven million years in the past.

Leafy Seadragon
The Phycodurus Eques (the sole member of the genus Phycodurus) is discovered along the Western coast of Australia. Its widespread identify, leafy seadragon, derives from its leaf-like protrusions, which serve as excellent camouflage.

They develop to a length of about 8-10 inches and feed on plankton and small crustaceans.

The leafy seadragon has turn into endangered for many causes. People accumulate them and use them as pets and in alternative medicines. The seadragons’ lack of speed makes them vulnerable to predators. In contrast to seahorses, these animals can’t grasp issues with their tails, which means that many wash ashore throughout storms. Pollution has additionally been a risk to seadragon populations. They are officially protected by the Federal Authorities of Australia.

Native to the deep waters of Australia and Tasmania, the rare Psycholutes Marcidusis a gelatinous mass with a density slightly decrease than water. This allows the blobfish to swim without expending much vitality. The blobfish will eat any organic matter that passes in entrance of it.

Although the blobfish has few pure predators, it is going through extinction as a result of deep sea fishing.

Spiney Orbweaver Spider
The Gasteracantha cancriformis, or spiney orbweaver spider, can also be recognized in some areas as a crab spider. It has a very distinctive and colorful “shell” with a number of brightly colored spines protruding. Scientists imagine that this physical appearance developed to protect the spiders from predators, because the form and colors look harmful. Nevertheless, they are not aggressive, and their bites are thought-about harmless, although they are going to cause irritation.

Spiney orbweaver spiders are small in measurement. Larger specimens measure only about 10 – thirteen mm in length.

Rosey-Lipped Batfish
Frequent within the waters of Costa Rica, the rosey-lipped batfish, or Ogcocephalus porrectus, is a fish that, oddly enough, is a poor swimmer. Its strangely-formed pectoral fins look more like legs than anything nd they act like legs, too! The batfish walks on its fins along the ocean floor, where it feeds on small fish and crustacians.

Mantis Shrimp
These giant crustaceans have been recognized to reach up to 15 inches in size although normally they average about 12. Underwater, they seem to have shiny and vibrant colors which are used as camouflage in shiny coral areas.

The most remarkable thing about these shrimp, in addition to their abnormally powerful claws, is their eyes. Mantis shrimp arguably have the best eyesight on this planet. Every of their eyes has three focal factors, whereas ours only have one. These eyes can detect which course light waves are oscillating and see four instances as many colours as a human being, together with colours within the ultraviolet and infrared spectrum.

Their genus name, Gonodactylus, means “mouth-ft,” and their species title, smithii, means “genital-fingers.”

Additionally spectacular is the best way mantis shrimp catch their meals. The mantises proven in the images above pack a punch with the power of a 22-caliber bullet punch so highly effective that it generates each light and heat underwater.

The Star-Nosed Mole
The Condylura cristata, or star-nosed mole, is found all alongside the eastern seaboard of the United States and throughout the Northeast United States from Wisconsin to New Hampshire. Additionally it is found along southeastern areas of Canada. It’s the only member of the genus Condylura. These distinctive creatures are unmistakable due to the 11 pairs of pink fleshy appendages sprouting from their snouts. These appendages are used for his or her sense of contact and comprise greater than 25,000 sensory receptors.

The star-nosed mole is functionally blind and is smaller than an average mole (solely about the size of a hamster). In accordance with Nature, the star-nosed mole is the fastest-eating mammal, taking as little as one hundred twenty milliseconds to determine and devour meals objects, deciding in solely eight milliseconds whether or not one thing is edible. These moles additionally possess the rare capability to odor underwater by exhaling air bubbles onto objects after which inhaling them again in.

Camel Spider
Also called wind scorpions or sun spiders, camel spiders live in deserts and feed totally on numerous types of small animals, although they’re omnivores.There are over 1,000 recognized species of camel spiders. Larger species have been known to feed on small snakes, lizards, and rodents. They will grow up to 5 – 6 inches in length (including the legs). Though their scary appearance has lent the camel spider to many city legends, they are not a threat to humans.

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sendingaryan vishwakarma 6 months in the past

wow!!!! its very very wonderful;)

Izhar Ahmad 6 months ago

I like this data but i need to learn about these all activities and habits.

Athlyn Green 8 months in the past from West Kootenays

What an incredible article. And among the creatures I’ve never seen earlier than. You probably did a fabulous job with your images and how complete you made this text.

I doubt few will go to this web page and not be taught one thing new or see one thing they’ve by no means seen before. Three thumbs up.

mlg sanik 9 months ago

the worst thing ever i ever learn

tuhinansu budek thirteen months in the past

Its so amazing. …soo good to see..and very intersting…..thank u so much….i truely loved it

Morbidgoodfun 14 months ago

I completely enjoyed this article and can’t wait to read the rest! You’re a guy after my very own coronary heart! I am just about jealous of that rattling mantis shrimp though.

MsLowrie sixteen months in the past

Effectively, I could not title them all, however for those who I could not name, it wasn’t because I would by no means seen them. It was that I just couldn’t recall their names. The neat thing about a number of of them is that I used to be a single mom, and my solely little one was a boy, so I discovered to appreciate lots of them with him.

CoolJosephine 17 months ago

These animals are superb!!

Linda Robinson 20 months ago from Cicero, New York

Howdy Matthew completely cherished this hub, a lot fascinating details about some really superb animals. The detailed descriptions we exceptional. So good assembly you and sit up for following you. Linda

gwen 21 months in the past

i think i seen one i’m not shore however they are super adorable.

Eilatan 2 years in the past

A pink panda isnt unusual! But i do like all of the animals

Nick 2 years in the past

Went to bed one evening around four am during July just to look to my left and see a 6 inch Camel Spider operating torwards my face. Acquired up faster than the flash and it adopted me. Little did i do know at the time it was just making an attempt to remain in my shadow. They aren’t fans of gentle. I didnt kill it though. I vacuumed it and threw it out side down the street.

(: 2 years ago

I knew everybody

ET 2 years ago

i like pink panda. i dont why, however they are so cute..hahahaha…

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Grace Bethala 2 years ago

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TripleAMom 2 years ago from Florida

We did a Trip Bible School final year that was on weird animals. Star nosed mole, leafy sea dragon have been included. Had missionary associates in Paupa New Guinea that found a child purple panda and took care of it until they may let it go. Very fun hub.

ezzly 2 years in the past

Stunning hub, I never even heard of a geo duck or a red panda ! Sharing this on twitter !

Lol 2 years ago

Wow this is wonderful

me three years ago



Wonderful !!

Seems like Pc generated animated animals

Anime 3 years ago

queit kwl

dat swaggy man 3 years in the past

however that blobfish doe

3sma 3 years ago

I like the animals .

Penny Godfirnon three years ago from Southern Iowa

Now that was just the coolest hub ever. I so loved that and introduced others running to see what the heck was happening as I owwwwd ,awwwwd and gasped. God really adverts an amazing supernatural flare to his creations.

blaine three years ago

that’s tremendous scare

John Hollywood 3 years ago from Hollywood, CA

Loopy freaky animals. I’ve by no means seen any of these. Wonderful hub. Vote dc up!

Marie Giunta three years in the past from Sydney, Australia

What an attention-grabbing hub. I’m glad you gave a warning at the beginning of it, a few of these creatures are actually freaky! Thanks for sharing, voted up and interesting.

Mirmana 3 years ago from AMSTERDAM

Fantastic! It is a hub I’ll come back to, to learn once more. Fascinating creatures you picked and i enjoyed studying the information you offered. I’d love to travel the world and see some of these within the flesh. Though some of them most likely from an excellent distance!

yash jaiswal three years in the past

this info may be very helpful

WANYOIKE -kenya three years ago

Waah……..God is real see his work this exhibits HIS presences

watergeek three years ago from Pasadena CA

I cherished seeing the strolling stick in your listing. When I used to be a kid living in New Zealand we used to go for nature walks in school. They’re onerous to see, however that is where I first noticed them.

Haggard 3 years ago

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Robdog 3 years in the past

Unimaginable information and images! The thing I find interesting is how a reader’s geographic location influences how they react to these creatures, reminiscent of I, as an Australian, am fairly acquainted with a lot of the ‘critters’ mentioned from the Australasian region, whereas some of the American, European ) The Crimson Panda is the most effective:)

blob fish is de facto ugly

hii three years ago

camel spiderrrrrrrrr

victor 3 years ago


Sam 3 years ago from UK

What a fantastic hub! I’ve held a Crimson Panda – certainly one of my most treasured reminiscences. They have the softest fur and the warmest paw pads. Soooo cute. The Sea Pig is truly revolting. I will probably be exhibiting this to my kids nything gross is at all times extremely appreciated!

zekarias three years ago

wow i did not see such animals like thse before its ridicules

tRex 3 years ago

Love studying this…

Kofantom 3 years in the past

That was an ideal checklist and an important learn. Most animals have been new to me. Here is a list on unusual sea creatures I made a couple of years again: https://hubpages.com/schooling/Strange-Sea-Animals…

Sarah Forester three years ago from Australia

I really like sloths! That Coconut Crab is scary although!

Kevin W 3 years in the past from Texas

As an animal lover I found this hub fairly superior and entertaining mcrawford. I grew discovered of the Sloth due to my daughters love for the Ice Age films. Some of these animals I had never even seen earlier than. Thumbs up on your hub.

CrisSp 3 years in the past from Sky Is The Restrict Adventure

What a fascinating hub! God’s great creation could possibly be amazing and some actually creepy!

Voting up, pinning and sharing.

skupa three years in the past

Really these animals are superb!!! I am impressed!!!

Ben Newcomb three years in the past from Austin, Texas

Some of these things was creepy. I saw the orbweaver spider in Miami or Jamaica I am fairly certain…

Wolfgirl1 three years ago

That crab could be so creepy have as a pet! I named 12 of the animals though,(: however the remainder them are creepy and really attention-grabbing.(:

AdamsGil 3 years in the past

Oh My God! Such lovable creatures.

Haha You amazed me completely. I used to be just caught over the pictures. Mind-blowing hub. Great Nice Great Put up really.

gajanis786 three years in the past

Very interesting and informative hub. All the above, as soon as again do endorses nature’s infinity as far as dwelling creatures are concerned. Thanks.

AuthorMatthew I Crawford 3 years ago from Greeley, Colorado

I’ve been considering expanding the checklist, if I do, the mudskipper will definitely make the record. I had by no means heard of that one earlier than. Thank you!

kay 3 years ago

What about a mudskipper?! Cool record. 🙂

torrilynn 3 years in the past

these were some unusual and cool animals to learn about certainly. my favorite were the stick bug, the leaf bug insect, and the loris. thanks for the intensive and great info. voted up shared and pinned.

Socrate farea three years in the past

The glass frog is so awesome it is see by

Dustin Jones 4 years in the past from San Jose, California

That was superior!

X. L. N. Shastri 4 years in the past

Superior man!!!

Mike Robbers four years in the past from London

Superior hub!!!

Holly Frederick 4 years ago

this is gross and cute

Mikio four years in the past

That is SO COOL!!!!!!!!! I am SO HA HA HA…Dead

Reid Martin Basso 4 years in the past from San Francisco, CA




A really fascinating article! Voted up and awesome! So many creatures that I’ve seen for the primary time here. Keep it up!

Avinesh Prahladi 4 years ago from Chandigarh

OMG !!! These are actually some Superb and Distinctive animals. I have by no means seen such creatures or even aware of their existence. Thanks for posting this hub.

Really appreciate your effort.

Chenda four years in the past

So superb by no means thought all these creature exist in our world! Great pic thanks for sharing.

haruko 4 years ago

Brilliant article! Very informative and fascinating and I really enjoyed studying your entire thing!

Do you know that the powerful claws of the mantis shrimp are the truth is far more sensible than was mentioned? As a way to catch prey, the mantis shrimp closes it’s claws so fast that it makes a vacuum air bubble and sound wave that travels quicker than a 22cal bullet. This stuns its prey so it may possibly eat it.

Samita Sharma 4 years ago from Chandigarh

Very fascinating article! I really enjoyed

oldiesmusic four years in the past from United States

The coconut crab positive has plenty of meat in it, maybe it has hints of coconut? Mmmm..

Azhar (Bio-Technologist) four years in the past

I was amazed once i noticed “The Gaint Coconut Crab” Thanks Buddy.

AQDAS RAZA four years ago

actually ammmazing…

Laurenjost 4 years in the past

I do not. Like.the. Camel. Spider.

Thank you all for reading and commenting – I by no means thought after i started this hub over 2 years in the past the success that it could have – it’s now over a hundred,000 hits and climbing!

Thanks everybody on your assist

Saved personal four years in the past from Northeast United States

Thanks for this fascinating and thoughts blowing hub 🙂 Voted up and Interesting, helpful and simply superior!!! I have seen the strolling stick and leaf insect before in person when I was youthful 🙂 We even have moths that I have seen where I stay that look like Military camoflauge…really fascinating. My brother has seen the camel spiders whereas in the Middle East (not so nice). Thanks once more. Have a wonderful week.

Rohan Rinaldo Felix 4 years in the past from Chennai, India

Fascinating article! I enjoyed it!

Elizabeth Parker 4 years ago from Las Vegas, NV

What a unique and attention-grabbing hub. Some of these have been simply too adorable for words and others not so much! It is evident how a lot work you place into this nicely-written hub. Thanks for sharing. Voted up!

Mel Carriere four years ago from San Diego California

My son and i had a superb time looking at the photographs of the bizarre animals right here. I was particularly freaked out by the Coconut Crab. If I noticed one of those attempting to pry open my garbage can I think I’d run, and I’m a giant man. Great hub!

AMANUEL EPHREM 4 years ago

WHAT An incredible AMANIMALS.OH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! GOD THANKS.

Shadaan Alam 4 years in the past from India

Nicely written hub, these animals are certainly unique, loved having a have a look at these pics, voted up

Suhail Zubaid aka Clark Kent four years ago from Mississauga, ON

This will need to have been a tough listing to compile. I discovered too much from this hub.

Vote up, helpful and superior!

Eiddwen four years ago from Wales

A really wonderful hub ;a lot to study and fascinating.

Voting up and looking forward to many extra.


tastiger04 4 years in the past

Great hub….This is was a fun learn and the photographs had been glorious! I’m not too certain about that Big Coconut Crab! I know I wouldn’t need to run into one 🙂 Thanks for the info…voted up and interesting! 🙂

kramkor 4 years ago

Camel spiders will not be venomnous. The picture of the hand is a loxosceles chunk…

Marilyn F.B. Four years ago from California, United States of America

The craziest thing on there for me has received to be that Coconut Crab. How I’ve heard of virtually every thing on there besides that, blows my mind. I am so doing research on that huge arthropod.

Shinra Fenris four years ago from Bangkok, Thailand

it is my first time to see mata mata!!!

lesliebyars four years in the past

I beloved this informative hub especially the images. Voted up, fascinating and tweeted it too my good friend.

bp2001 4 years ago

You should watch Wars David Attenborough. Not only is he an amazing presenter with an apparent passion for nature, and the film high quality glorious, but he’s coated quite a number of those in his many nature documentaries.

Sheila Brown 4 years in the past from Southern Oklahoma

This is very interesting! I love the pictures, properly a minimum of a few of them, some are actually creeepy and that i needed to zip previous them! LOL You listed some very fascinating animals right here. Most of them I had heard of before, however not all. I feel the one that amazes me the most is that huge coconut crab! Nice hub, voting up, attention-grabbing and sharing. 🙂

Gus four years in the past

Nice checklist! Thanks!

As somebody noted earlier than, the mantis shrimp is actually one thing. So, keep it in mind. 🙂


techniche 4 years in the past from Ambala, India

Pink Panda Truly looks beautiful, Thanks for this lovely put up mcrawford76

Susan Bailey 4 years ago from South Yorkshire, UK

Thank you for the lovely footage of the Crimson Panda. So lovely.

Thank you! It really took about 6 months working on it a couple hours a day.

Appsthatpayyou four years in the past from London

What a gorgeous hub, you should have spent hours on this. Lovely photo’s.

Jay 4 years in the past

The underside picture of the camel spider is certainly two of them ‘caught collectively,’ and likewise slightly trick of the digital camera to make ‘it’ look even bigger. In actuality most are around 5in lengthy. Nonetheless big, and that i’ve heard of guys and ladies telling people they’ve seen 10-11in camel spiders, though I’ve by no means seen one which massive myself (and doubt it, considerably).

However the 2 footage above it are usually not camel spiders, or the work of 1. I have been deployed to each Iraq and Afghanistan and bitten by one of these devils (I refused to kill them for some time), and they do have a strong and painful chew… however they don’t seem to be venomous. Bites do are inclined to get infected, although, and that is why they earn their bad rep in places like Iraq and Afghanistan (even Africa) because of the hygiene points and lack of proper medical care in lots of those locations.

Troopers or contractors rarely get contaminated because of the facilities we have on base, but we attempt to avoid being around them all the identical. The chew feels like being pinched with the tip of scissors until they slice the skin. Not nice.

AuthorMatthew I Crawford 4 years ago from Greeley, Colorado

Had to go look it up, that’s loopy superior, by no means heard of them before. If I ever decide to broaden the listing it will definitely make the lower.

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