Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Ten animals are unique and strange-looking

1. Hatchetfish

The body of occupant  fish of the ravine this is very small (the largest species known measuring only 12 cm), and harmless, but his face like creature in a nightmare.

Hatchetfish are proven that they do not have sharp teeth and eyes glowing red so to be spooky. This fish is found in tropical and subtropical waters around the world, that eat the smaller creatures in the ravine, such as copepods (a type of crustaceans).

2. Bats Nose Tubes

Found in the Philippine rain forests, bats are endangered and have one of the strangest faces among mammals.

His ears are covered with dark spots of yellow, orange eyes, and nose certainly looks like a tube that makes like the cartoon. This bat consumes mostly figs and other fruits, but sometimes they also eat insects.

3. Axolotl

Species that exist only in Lake Xochimilco, Mexico, the axolotl (means "water monster" in Nahuatl, the Aztec language) is actually a type of salamander.

Apart from a funny face, they also have red hair which is a unique gills resembling feathers. The salamander species usually use the ability of his body to survive on throughout his life (also called neotheny). Unfortunately, these rare amphibians threatened with extinction because of pollution and hunted in some parts of Mexico to eaten.

4. Aye-Aye

Animals is arguably the most bizarre appearance primates, aye aye got big ears like a bat, the eyes are yellow and look like gremlins (a horror comedy  of film in America).

These animals are truly an inspiration for the monster-like Gremlin in the movie series Primeval, which recounted his descendants to haunt an empty house. Aye aye found in Madagascar and is endangered because of habitat destruction and many killed by human because the people in there not like, because the creature regarded as a jinxed.

5.Snub Nosed Monkey

Again, these animals are endangered species. Found only in China (including Tibet) and Vietnam. They live in the mountains at altitudes up to 4000m, along with some other primates, they are adapted to cold environments. They were threatened by loss of their habitat.

6. Land Rats Star Nose

These rats were given the name of star nose, because the form of meat on the nose, which is covered by the sensory receptors that enhance the ability of touch, because this animal is actually very bad in eyesight.

Star nose rats is recorded as the swimmers and divers as well as a reliable digger. Like other land rats, this animal eat earthworms, grubs, and anything of the slimy animals that live in the soil. Found in Canada and northern of the United States.

7. Naked Mouse

Appearance of these mice without fur, wrinkled, pale pink skin and have black eyes that glow.

But one thing is very interesting is the bulge of two very large teeth at all, which actually grew through the lips. So that these mice do not have to open their mouth at time whittling the road under the ground. Their teeth are strong so that famous naked mouse can gnaw concrete.

8. Leaf Tail Gecko

The leaf tail gecko is a species that seems to be made by the cartoonists. These animals may have the most bizarre eyes of the other animals, and when he opened his mouth, this animal looks like a big smile.

Although it looks like the happiest reptiles (because of her smile), this creature actually suffering because they was threatened of  loss Malagasy rain forest as his home.

9. Potoo

This is stunning bird that found in Mesiko, Central and South America, and is famous for extraordinary camouflage abilities.

Having a strange face, with smiling mouth, a short beak and yellow eyes, as if they were cartoon characters. Not harmless to humans but is very dangerous for the flying insects and the bats because these bird is famous as voracious predator.

10. Red Nose Fish Bats

Although not too famous, this fish has a face that is quite strange. The shape is flat, long nose and pointy and looks like using too much lipstick.

These strange fish found in waters of the Galapagos who have relatives with Central American waters. These animals are slow swimmers and prefer to drag himself on the seabed using the fins as a hand.

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