There are many animals that sing but did you know that a certain species of caterpillar can sing? And what’s more they sing their song to attract ants. The singing caterpillars of the Riodinidae and Lycaenidae species rub one of their lips on their own abdomen to make a sound that is not
The Atlantic hagfish is quite possibly the world’s weirdest and most disgusting fish because of the huge amounts of mucus it produces. Watch this video to see what we mean. Its body is covered with special glands that emit a sticky slime. A single hagfish can produce enough slime at one time to fill a
The Alien creatures found at the bottom of the ocean. These freaky looking creatures known as scale worms live at the bottom of our deepest seas. More than a kilomtere underwater it’s a strange alien world where the sun’s rays never shine. Polychaetes, to give them their scientific name, measure 2-3 cm in
This goat with seven legs was born in China in 2010. The owner of the goat, Mrs Song, from Jiaoliuhe township, Taonan, Jilin Province in China said it was a traumatic birth. “It was very difficult for the goat to deliver the kid, so I used my hand to pull out. It scared me!” the owner said.
A fisherman has discovered what appears to be a shark with a single eye in the centre of its face. The albino ‘cyclops’ fetus was cut from the belly of a pregnant bull shark caught in the Gulf of California this summer. The one-eyed shark has achieved cult status since Pisces Fleet Sportfishing published pictures
This odd looking animal was one of five piglets born to a sow owned by a family in Fengzhang village, Xiping township, China. The mutant pig has a simian jaw, bulging forehead, small snout and eyes that are so close together that they appear almost attached. Its front legs are much shorter than its back
This golden coin turtle is special – it has more than the average number of heads. It was found at an animal market in Qingdao China and according to press reports, it seemed to be functioning normally – with both of its heads cooperating and even able to eat at the same time. The turtle