Star-nosed moles, the incredible swimmers, possess a unique ability to smell underwater. Check out these 22 gross animals that will give you chills!
The whitemargin stargazer likes to hang out on reef flats and coastal bottoms but is very rarely spotted because they like to stay buried under the sand with only their eyes showing. If it sounds creepy, that’s because it is. Don’t miss these ocean mysteries scientists still can’t explain.
From above the water, sunfish have occasionally been mistaken for disembodied swimming dolphin heads. It is one of the heaviest and boniest fish species in the world, weighing up to 1,000 kg. Check out some more of the biggest living animals in the world.
Bearded pigs use their scruff to dig around for roots, fungus, and bugs to eat. They also enjoy eating plants, small birds, and the occasional orangutan carcass. (It’s a pain getting the gristle out of your beard, though.) See a few facts about animals you may have all wrong.
Babirusas are certainly not your ordinary pig. They are known for their tusks which begin growing inside its mouth, then pierce through the skin of its face. A true nightmare for babirusa orthodontists. Don’t miss the scary facts behind the world’s most adorable animals.
Discover the intriguing Galapagos batfish with their red-lipped allure. Explore funny animal pictures that will brighten your day!
Aye-aye, Captain! The aye-aye is the only primate who uses echolocation––the process of locating something by producing sounds and then listening to the sounds reflected back. Other animals you may be familiar with that use echolocation are bats and whales.
Discover the stunning Australian peacock spider with its vibrant colors and unique courtship dance. Explore elaborate spider webs found in nature.
Meet the coatimundi, the raccoon-like scavenger of Central and South America. Discover innocent-looking animals that are surprisingly dangerous.
The axolotl is probably the most adorable salamander because they always look as if they are smiling. Unlike other salamander species, the axolotl is neotenic, meaning they keep juvenile characters all through adulthood just like many adult male humans. See what other adorable animals you probably didn’t know existed.