The Most Interesting Animals on Earth

These are the most interesting animals on Earth.

Star-Nosed Moles

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Star-nosed Moles live in the humid lowland areas of northern-eastern United States and the eastern Canada. They are expert at swimming and digging holes. They can forage along the bottoms of streams and ponds and they also can swim in ice-covered streams. They often dig shallow surface tunnel for foraging, in which their tunnels can be seen existing underwater. They have thick blackish brown water-repellent fur coated their bodies. A circle of 22 mobile, fleshy and pink tentacles attached at the end of their snouts which they use to detect food (such as worms, crustaceans and insects) by touch are the most distinctive feature.


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Tapirs are herbivorous animals as they feed on plants. They are pig-like in shape, with short and prehensile snouts. They inhibit primarily in jungle and forest regions of South and Central part of America, and Southeast Asia. Tapirs are aggressive animals as they will attack furiously when they are annoyed by their enemies. They have a close relationship to other odd-toed ungulates, including rhinoceros and horses.

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All tapirs are characterized with features include oval and white-tipped ears, splayed and hoofed toes, rounded and protruding rumps with stubby tails, with three toes on the hind feet and four on the front feet. These characteristics help them to walk on muddy and soft ground. Female tapirs have a single pair of mammary glands while the baby tapirs have stripped-and-spotted coats for camouflage. Adult tapirs are usually large in size and thus they have very few natural predators. The thick skin coated the back of their necks help them to reduce the threats from crocodiles, anacondas, tigers and jaguars.

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62 Responses to “The Most Interesting Animals on Earth”
  1. nobert soloria bermosa Says...

    On October 12, 2008 at 12:54 pm

    fantastic animals,thanks Chan

  2. goodselfme Says...

    On October 12, 2008 at 1:31 pm

    Nice pics of some animals I might never see. thank you for the post.

  3. Judy Sheldon Says...

    On October 12, 2008 at 3:49 pm

    Awesome job will incredible pictures. Thanks for sharing.

    Take care & God bless.

  4. LP Jardine Says...

    On October 12, 2008 at 4:58 pm

    Good article. I liked the panda and the leafy dragon.
    I can see you put alot of work into this article.

  5. valli Says...

    On October 12, 2008 at 8:40 pm

    Interesting animals. I have a similar article as yours too!

  6. Melody Arcamo Lagrimas Says...

    On October 13, 2008 at 4:10 am

    Very interesting indeed. I hope I’ll be able to see a tapir and a panda one day.

  7. Balzac Says...

    On October 13, 2008 at 5:52 am

    Interesting article. Nature is really strange, but marvelous. This animals are fabulous creatures; it really boggles your mind when you think about the reason for their creation. Thank you. Take care.

  8. Ruby Hawk Says...

    On October 13, 2008 at 8:14 pm

    These are very interesting animals. Thanks for sharing.

  9. Liane Schmidt Says...

    On October 13, 2008 at 11:15 pm

    Can I just say – what…? what…? what… ? hahah – I didn’t know half these animals existed – you continually amaze me article after article CHAN – wonderful work!



    -Liane Schmidt.

  10. Joanna Maharis Says...

    On October 18, 2008 at 11:15 am

    I love this article. It captured my interest, in addition to being informative, entertaining and fun. I love the pictures of the unique, adorable, animals.

    Take Care,

    Joanna Maharis

  11. Stormi Says...

    On December 21, 2008 at 9:14 am

    this animale r sooooooooooooo cute!!!!!!!!

  12. big dog Says...

    On January 12, 2009 at 2:00 pm

    that rabbit is huge!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!And it looks sooo weird!!!

  13. maddie Says...

    On January 13, 2009 at 8:22 pm

    thx for sharing i have to do a speech soon in my class so i think i might do it on the emperor tamereon =]

  14. paobn Says...

    On February 12, 2009 at 12:46 pm

    I love the leafy sea dragon, the tapir n the angora rabbit, they┬┤re awesome.

  15. Lucia Says...

    On February 15, 2009 at 7:33 pm

    LOVE IT!!!

  16. trishia Says...

    On February 22, 2009 at 12:27 am

    The entire article is just great! I’ve seen baboons and panda bears but not the others.Thanks for sharing.

  17. Ori Sonata Says...

    On March 2, 2009 at 10:43 am

    The baby tapir is so cute

  18. Twister Says...

    On March 19, 2009 at 3:20 pm

    werid creatures it catches people attenchen

  19. Devun Says...

    On April 20, 2009 at 11:33 am

    These animals are awsome!

  20. Nick Says...

    On April 20, 2009 at 11:33 am

    i like these animals they are awesome i like the leafy sea dragon!!!!!!!

  21. afjdg;adfoigjsjdoitguaoijfvsdhgfkiash Says...

    On April 20, 2009 at 11:36 am

    hi there i am amazed on what these animals are like.

  22. Devunssabfdhsagdycsauggcsa Says...

    On April 20, 2009 at 11:37 am

    I like the leafy sea dragon

  23. DA MAN Says...

    On April 20, 2009 at 11:37 am

    these amimals are ASMONE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  24. Devun Says...

    On April 20, 2009 at 11:15 pm

    I like the Leafy Sea dragon there are awsome!

  25. al Says...

    On April 25, 2009 at 2:38 pm

    they r soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo weird

  26. toby Says...

    On May 2, 2009 at 11:49 am

    i want a rabbit like that … a comfy pillow lol :)

  27. danny Says...

    On May 2, 2009 at 11:51 am

    i want a panda … there awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  28. go Says...

    On May 4, 2009 at 5:02 pm

    i love tapirs!

  29. domonique Says...

    On May 11, 2009 at 7:51 am

    ewww their so ugly…. jk(just kidding)

  30. chelly Says...

    On May 11, 2009 at 7:52 am

    omg these animals look like some people i knoe…

  31. Eileen Says...

    On May 13, 2009 at 6:57 pm

    The panda is so cute!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  32. Leahi Says...

    On May 13, 2009 at 7:01 pm

    Asome animals!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! But, I actully want to see the panda. No, a baby panda.

  33. Sammy Says...

    On May 13, 2009 at 7:04 pm

    Wonderful pictures, Chan.

  34. Jacob #1 Says...

    On May 13, 2009 at 7:07 pm


  35. bella Says...

    On May 23, 2009 at 9:07 am

    the angora rabbit is awsome its so weird

  36. Jalet Says...

    On May 31, 2009 at 1:08 pm

    cool I like it even though their weard!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  37. bob Says...

    On October 27, 2009 at 11:45 am

    you people can’t spell!

  38. qoenn Says...

    On November 18, 2009 at 2:55 am

    i love all animals because god made them

  39. reya Says...

    On November 20, 2009 at 7:25 pm

    wow did you look at the rabit

  40. Bunnie Says...

    On November 23, 2009 at 3:45 am

    THankz so much!!!
    THe Baby Tapiar is really Cutie Pie worthy!

  41. valeri Says...

    On January 8, 2010 at 2:22 am

    you must take care all animal in the world to save the world with food and water, to take care of the environment put the pet in a cage or in a animal house

  42. sarah Says...

    On January 8, 2010 at 1:49 pm

    i love the rabbit

  43. sharmine Says...

    On January 26, 2010 at 5:54 am

    wow great pictures of animals i’ve never heard of like the star nosed mole. I didn’t even know they existied.

  44. gobi Says...

    On February 12, 2010 at 3:11 am

    this are very cute animals

  45. Lee Says...

    On February 17, 2010 at 6:24 pm

    Mr. Cool says……………..

    Some of them look like my wife’s family……

    Yes really they do…….

  46. evilyoyo Says...

    On February 18, 2010 at 8:35 pm

    the starnosed mole creeped me out

  47. Shelby Says...

    On May 2, 2010 at 5:44 pm

    The first one looks like bongo-bongo… I always wondered where they got the idea for that thing.

  48. rosi Says...

    On June 21, 2010 at 7:11 am

    this rabbit is so werd!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! very very werd

  49. I Says...

    On August 16, 2010 at 11:57 pm

    I was supposed to research an interesting animal and with your help, I got to research on the angora rabbit. Thanks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Thank you so much!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!I suggest you make a website! Since you’re so gooooooooood at this! Anyways, thanks again!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  50. wuzup Says...

    On August 17, 2010 at 12:00 am

    awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I love it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Interesting too!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  51. wuzup Says...

    On August 17, 2010 at 3:53 pm


  52. Rose Says...

    On October 21, 2010 at 4:24 pm

    i need to found a animal for sience class , Lmfao :)

  53. Summer stuff Says...

    On November 1, 2010 at 8:24 pm

    omg the tapirs are soooo cute i mean it but the star nosed mole is weird?!?!?!?!?!

  54. maarij Says...

    On December 4, 2010 at 5:33 am

    I know what is a tapir its related to rhinosaures and horses its worst enemy are human it looks like a pig but its not

  55. maarij Says...

    On December 4, 2010 at 5:33 am

    I know what is a tapir its related to rhinosaures and horses its worst enemy are human it looks like a pig but its not

  56. henryboble Says...

    On January 13, 2011 at 6:13 pm

    i only saw the tapir and starnose mole

  57. olley 15 Says...

    On January 30, 2011 at 2:47 pm

    I am a guest but i am doing a report on the Tapir they are very interesting animals they look pretty cute.

  58. satyam Says...

    On June 3, 2011 at 10:35 am


  59. Jaeda Says...

    On June 14, 2011 at 12:05 am

    cool as wesite thanks chan!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!its soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo cool

  60. cboy 144 Says...

    On October 18, 2011 at 12:21 pm

    thz for the pictures they were awesomw

  61. ela 124459 Says...

    On November 21, 2011 at 7:15 pm

    you need to add alot more animals theres only like 3-4 animals and there not really interesting animals.

  62. kalashkaul Says...

    On May 10, 2012 at 9:24 am

    I think the animals on this earth are the most beautiful animals

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