There are million species of animals all over the world. These creatures are among the most interesting things to study. Humans learn many things about animals – their behavior, traits and abilities. Several hundreds of animals possess extraordinary behavior and amazing abilities.
Here are some of the most interesting animals in the world.
1. An Electric Eel can kill a Cayman by generating 500 KW of electricity.
2. Although Lions are considered supreme in the jungle, they are also preyed upon by some carnivores. One of their rare predators with successful attempts is the Hyena.
3. Blue Tunas are among the fastest migrating animals in the world. They usually migrate at a speed of 80 km/h.
4. A Bengal Tiger can consume 40 kilograms of meat in just one sitting.
5. The venom of the African scorpion called Death Stalker is 5 times more toxic than the venom of cobra and kills in 5 minutes.
6. Killer Whales are regarded as the most ferocious marine animals in the world.
7. The largest population of Nile Crocodiles, one of Africa’s deadliest animals, can be found in Luangwa, Zambia.
8. Otters are land mammals but they can stay underwater for a breathtaking period of 5 minutes.
9. What’s the fastest snake strike in the world? The fastest strike of all snakes in the world belongs to the Eyelash Viper. This nocturnal animal preys on bats.
10. Great White Sharks are the largest predatory fish in the world.
11. The Flea is the fastest living accelerator in the universe. It is 50 times faster than space shuttle.
12. Sea horses, although they appear lame, are among the fastest marine snappers in the world.
13. Dolphins are fascinating marine mammals. They can leap 5 meters above the surface of the water which make them appear flying.
14. Do you know that Hippopotamuses are also called River Horse? Another plural form of Hippopotamus is Hippopotami.