The animal kingdom is filled with beauty and diversity. The world is filled with millions of flora and fauna, creating a beautiful and enigmatic world. It is sad to note that humans contribute to 95% of the animal kingdom’s destruction. We kill more species than any other, and we are mostly unaware that our daily actions are killing off the earth’s biodiversity.
A lot of us are unaware of the diverse animal kingdom apart from the ones we see in farms and zoos. There are so many more living beings to see out there — some beautiful, some bizarre, some graceful, some awkward. Here is a small collection of strange animals that look like alien species. And they’re very, very real. Enjoy.
Glaucus Atlanticus or the Blue Dragon, is a species of sea slug. They are commonly found in warm waters in oceans. It floats on the ocean’s surface through a gas-filled sac in their stomach.
This peculiar animal looks like… well… a male organ. it is scientifically called Atretochoana Eiselti, with a broad, flat head that resembles a penis’s.
This fish is found in the waters of Papua New Guinea, looks like they have human teeth. It is locally known as ‘ball cutter’ because they are worried that the fish would cut the testicles in the water.
Hummingbird Hawk Moth
It looks just like what it’s called — half moth, half hummingbird. It makes the same humming sound but belongs to the moth family. It feeds on flowers ind is surprisingly good at learning colors.