Mostly we people think about lions, elephants, cat, tigers and dogs, when we talk about the animals. But the animal kingdom is not so small; it is a mass kingdom with millions of species and kinds of animals. It is so vast that till now, the discovery is still on and the scientists are full on at work regarding it. But it’s not possible to stay updated about this matter all the time. So this article will help you to know something that will really catch your mind if you are an animal lover. Let’s look on to 10 such animals that do exists in this world but we hardly know about them.
Most Interesting Animals probably you have never heard of:
Dumbo Octopus: This small creature can be found deep under the ocean and amazingly, it uses it ears to swim. This creature actually looks very cute and an adult Dumbo octopus can grow up to the size of 20 cms. They lives about 7000 meters deep in to the ocean and nothing much is known more than this about the animal.
Kakapo: It is the largest parrot of the World. It is very large and peaceful in nature. Amazingly, it barks like a dog and is nocturnal. A weird smell comes out from their body all the time and presently it is highly endangered as there are about 200 left in the world. Kakapos can be easily traced by their awkward smell from even a distance.
Matamata Turtle: This is a freshwater turtle native to South America. You have probably seen the war tanks and they really look like it. It seems that this turtle is very hardy and they really are. The shell and head are meant for camouflage and their body structure resemblance a chunk of bark with some dead leaves. Probably the first time you
are seeing this animal.
Tarsier: This is a very interesting creature and they grow about 5 inches long. They mostly eat insects but also seen jumping from tree to tree just for eating birds. They are nocturnal in nature and can move very fast with the help of their bony fingers and long tails. They can also twist their head 180 degree almost like an owl. All these features make them very unique in nature.
Darwin’s Bark Spider: This spider was discovered very recently in 2009. It is studied and stated by the scientists that the silk of this spider is much more strong than any other spider’s silk in this world. Can you just think that the silk is ten times stronger than a Kevlar. Till now as known, they can build the largest and the strongest web than any other spiders. Much information is not known about them because the research is still going on.
Angora rabbit: This rabbit is a product of hundred years of domestic breeding for its wool. When you see them for the first you will confuse them with a cat or a sheep. There are multiple breeds of this rabbit and mostly popular among the French.
Blobfish: This animal is not that uncommon, as many people now know about them. Blobfish is too ugly and awkward looking and they are found deep in to the ocean. It is now endangered though the humans do not eat them. They feed themselves on microorganisms and floating in the water and they can’t swim very fast.
Olm: Olm is a blind salamander found in the Limestone caves of Southern Europe. They have great sense of smell and hearing. Actually, the olfactory system of this creature is so much developed that it can even sense how many living things are there on the surroundings. It is said that they can live about 10 years without food and may live up to hundred years.
Barreleye Fish: Amazingly, this fish have a transparent head. Scientists say that their transparent head works like a cockpit in a fighter plane. The fish can actually rotate its eyes backwards and upwards to see the prey and predators. It is also one of the animals that can put its anatomy on display without dying but it stays in the deep sea level.
Flying Squid: Flying Squid is mostly confused as a flying fish but actually, they are very rare in nature. Adequate information is not available regarding this amazing creature but research is going on to know deeply about them. So we will have to wait more to know something great about this creature.
Now you can’t argue after reading this article that animals are not interesting. If you start reading about animals day by day, you start growing interest about them. So being an animal lover, you should always try to know something great about them as that increases the love and knowledge as well. Have a good time. Bye!