15 Most Unique Animals in The WorldApr 24th, 2011 | By wownesia | Category: Flora&Fauna
If we hear the word ”animal”, which implied a form and type which have a unique individual who seemed never tired if we continue to see it. Starting from ancient timesto modern times, a lot of strange and unique animals. And this is 15 Strangest Animals in the World:
1. King Heriang
Heriang bird is usually seen as a black bird, ugly and boring. However, King Heriangare animals that are colorful. Their body is white on top and white on the bottom, while their head covered with a variety of colors ranging from red, orange and yellow to blueand purple. They also had a wattle in his head. Heriang not have a larynx, but they stillgive off a loud noise. According to Maya mythology, this bird is a messenger from God.
2. Japanese spider crab
The largest arthropod in the world, this great crab has a legs that can reach 4 meters in length (13 stiff) and weights 20 kilograms (44 pounds). They also can live for thousands of years.
3. Sea Spiders
This animal that looks like the spider who lived in different depths in the sea. The most distinguishing characteristics other than their home is a big foot (when compared to their bodies). They have no respiratory system, but use diffusion to survive. The largestof this kind is Colossendeis colossea species.
4. Whip Scorpion
This scary arachnid has a big pedipalus (clamp) and ”whip” on the edge of theirabdomen. Even more frightening is that these animals can inject various chemicalliquids from their stomachs, including formic acid (formic acid) (CH2O2), a mixture ofchlorine and acetic acid (C2H4O2) and oktanoic acid (C8H16O2), depending on their species. Their last spray smells like vinegar, which is why they are also called”Vinegarroons”. Similar animals that include a whip scorpion (also known as taillesswhip scorpions) and micro whip scorpions.
5. Catfish Reversed
As the name implies, this fish that from Africa are often found swimming in the circumstancesupside down. It is estimated that they do this so they can reach food at the watersurface, such as insect eggs. Their body color is also upside down, unlike most fish,their stomachs are much darker than the top of their bodies. This is useful for camouflage against predators at the top. They are a popular pet fish and may be in the near future sale in the local pet shop.
6. Water Bear
This small animal such as caterpillar is one of the greatest creatures that ever existed.They can live almost anywhere, ranging from hot springs to polar regions. Amazingly,they can get into cryonic state (state of very low temperature) which makes themalmost entirely immune from environmental damage. They can survive at temperatures over 150 degrees Celsius and even close to absolute zero temperature. They canwithstand enormous pressure, radiation and even a vacuum. Most often found in mossand other wet places.
7. Vampire Moth
Not all butterflies and moths drink nectar, moths vampires drink blood reality. This isdone by using a trunk that penetrates the skin and drink the blood of the target. And,yes, they sometimes bite humans. Fortunately they do not cause disease. Only malesthat bite.
8. Megalopyge Opercularis
This is a kind of hairy moth, especially as a caterpillar. Famous for some of the title, like a moth cat / caterpillar cats, southern flannel moth, and venomous caterpillars, moths are more similar to Persian cats than caterpillars. They may look cute but DO NOT ever touch it. Like most caterpillars, this small insects have defense systems: their hair is actually poisonous spines. Touching it will not kill, but it will hurt and cause scars. First aid should be done if accidentally touched this caterpillar. They use their fur as achrysalis.
9. Borer Beetles Giraffe
As thought, this weevil has a long neck and slender (only males have). This long neckhelps the weevil to build its nest. They are also colorful, mostly black body and red.
10. Sperm Whale
Sperm Whale (physeter macrocephalus) is the largest animal in the group of toothed whales as well as The largest toothed animal in the world. Pope was named asspermaceti milky white material found on his head, and was originally mistaken forsperm. Head of a large Sperm Whale and a different overall shape, plus theappearance in the novel Moby-Dick, written by Herman Mellville, made him known aswhales archetype. Known as the world’s smallest whale. No longer than the size of an adult human.
11. Cnemidophorus Uniparens
These lizards may look ordinary from the outside, but when examined more deeply,revealed a surprising fact: in some species, such as the New Mexico whiptail, all arefemale. They go through parthenogenesis, which is the embryos without male fertilization to produce offspring. Nevertheless, these lizards still need “a mate” toincrease fertility.
12. Andean Cock-of-the-rock
Females of this species is actually quite normal, but males have a large head that looks odd, red / orange and stand out. Its fur is red / orange in the front, black on thebottom and a little gray. They are the national bird of Peru.
13. Coconut sponger
The largest arthropods that live on land (weight reached 4.1 pounds), hermit crab is known to like to climb coconut trees and eat the fruit. Unlike other hermit crab, only the children who wear leather shell. The older usually wear a coconut shell. Their color, colorful, such as orange and blue. They are rumored to steal shiny objects.
14. Free Trichobatrachus Robustus
This African frog gets its name from the side shell structure similar to male hair. Hair is usedto increase the rate of the frog to absorb oxygen, because males spent a long time tokeep their eggs. Another impressive fact of this frog is that they have claws that can bepulled out which is made of bone. However, to remove the claw, thefrogs have to break a bone nodule in advance.
15. Barreleye Fish
Its existence actually been identified since 1939. However, it was only from specimensthat have died. Fish that are visible in the image size approximately 15 inches long.