The world certainly has a strange assortment of life. Many animals often possess remarkable abilities that evolution has honed over centuries. Some of these creatures live on land, and many live in the various oceans. These abilities are jaw-dropping, and some of them should make us a bit jealous. The following list comprises a handful of such creatures, so read on to see just how amazing evolution can be. From creatures that can regenerate their own brains, to others that fire bubble-like bullets, this list provides numerous examples of Mother Nature’s finest creations.
This bright, neon shrimp actually has two super powers. They have 16 color-receptor sites in their eyes, allowing them to see all colors including ultraviolet. Humans, in comparison, only have three (red, green, blue). Its second ability is that it can snap its claws at about 30-50 mph, with accelerations of (102,000 m/s^2).
This creature is nearly immortal. When it gets old or injured it dives to the sea floor, and there it will fold in upon itself. Essentially, it reverts back to its “polyp” stage, or its baby-form, and begins life anew.
These birds have the most complicated vocal muscles out of all the songbirds. With their ability, they can mimic an innumerable range of sounds both natural and artificial. Camera shutters, car alarms, barking dogs, human voices, chainsaws – the list goes on. Supposedly, the male lyrebirds will try to incorporate a whole host of sounds into their songs as a way to attract females. So imagine a male lyrebird trying to attract a female by barking like a dog!
This guy is the Wolverine of frogs. When threatened, it somehow breaks its own bones internally and extends the broken parts out its feet and hands. They also have wicked sideburns like Wolverine, too.