You may feel or think that there is nothing in the world of animals you have never see, but no matter how wide you may have known. You will be surprised to know that they are over 1,367,555 non-insect animal species, even though you are a dedicated animal enthusiast you may not know it all and Even if you were to know, many animal species might be discovered before you finish reading about this, so there will always be some new ones you never know. Here are some.
1. RED-LIPPED BATFISH
This is found on the Galapagos Islands, while it uses its pectoral fins to walk on the bottom side of the ocean, this fish is known to be a pretty bad swimmer.
2. GOBLIN SHARK
Goblin shark has another name as “living fossil”, “it is the only extant representative of the family Mitsukurinidae, a lineage some 125 million years old.” this wonderful species lives around the world at depths greater than 100 m (330 ft), and the adults are known to live deeper than its young ones. Because of the depths at which it lives, the goblin shark does not pose any danger to humans.
3. THE PANDA ANT
This creature belongs to Mutillidae family which has more than 3,000 species of wasps (despite the names) its females are wingless and they resemble large, hairy ants. Found in Chile, they have a very painful sting, this makes them widely known hence the common name cow killer or cow ant.
4. UMBONIA SPINOSA
They are also called thorn bugs. Their beaks are very sharp and they use it to pierce plant stems so as to feed upon their sap. They have a strange appearance which still leaves many questions for scientists to make more discoveries.
5. GLAUCUS ATLANTICUS
Glaucus atlanticus or blue dragon is the same thing, it is categorized to the species of blue sea slug. You can readily find it in the warm waters of the oceans, as it floats on the surface because of a gas-filled sac that is in its stomach.
6. MANTIS SHRIMP
Mantis shrimp have some other names such as thumb splitters, sea locusts or prawn killers. So, whenever you hear about any of this name don’t confuse yourself. Both in tropical and subtropical water mantis shrimp is the common predators, they are not often seen because they spend much of their time hiding in their burrows that is why a little is known about them.
7. THE PASCUA FISH
People living around Pascua new guinea where this fish is commonly found called this fish ball cutter. I guess you probably don’t need much explain why they gave it that name. The fishermen that leave in this location were very disturbed whenever the had to get in the water about the testicles safety of this fish.
8. GIANT ISOPOD
Among the isopods we have, the giant isopod is the largest.The various size of the giant isopod is a result of a situation known as deep sea gigantism. This is the situation where other animals and the deep sea crustaceans grow in shallower waters in a much more larger size than it similar species.
9. SAIGA ANTELOPE
Saiga antelope is easily identified because it has an extremely unusual, over-sized, flexible nose structure, the proboscis. It is spread around the Eurasian steppe,
10. BLUE PARROTFISH
The most interesting thing about this bright blue fish is that it spends 80% of its time looking for food. Blue parrotfish is always found in the waters of the Atlantic Ocean.