Top 10 Weird Living Creatures you haven’t Heard about

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There are so many different kinds of animal species inhabiting this planet. It is not possible for us to know every kind of species on this earth. We get surprised when we get to know about different kinds of species that have some strange characteristics. We have here mentioned the top 10 weird animals on this earth.

1. Blobfish

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A very rare fish to be found, blob fishes are mainly found in deep waters of Australia as well as Tasmania. They are found at a depth of 2,000 to 3,000 ft. at this depth the air pressure becomes too high and gas bladders are not efficient to maintain buoyancy. It is the gelatinous skin of these fishes that helps them to float in water. It has a human like face and the most interesting thing about this fish is that they do not have any muscles in their body.

2. Axolotl

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Axolotl are called as little monsters or water monsters and are also popularly known as Mexican salamander. They have got their name as Mexican salamanders as they are from south east area of Mexican city. What makes them weird? It is their reproduction style; they can reproduce when they are in a larval state. Another thing that makes them different is that these amphibians have no eyelids. Their cartilaginous skeleton does not get calcified even in the later stages of their life.

3. Hagfish

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Hagfish belongs to Myxini class and are marine creatures which have managed their position on htis list as they have weird feeding habits. They releases a large amount of sticky mucus which is why they can be termed as disgusting creatures of the ocean. Hagfishes have long structures and if they are caught by any animal they secrete the mucus which turns sticky when it comes in contact with the water. They tie themselves in a overhand knot to release themselves from the captivity.

4. The Gerenuk

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Gerenuk belongs to the family of Bovidae and these animals are native to Kenya, Ethiopia, Tanzania and Somalia. They eat leaves, tall bushes and shoots. They are antelopes which are thin and tall and have long legs and a neck. They measures 3 feet at the shoulder and their average weight is 100 pound.

5. Darwin Bark Spider

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These spiders are discovered very recently in the year 2009. The silk web they weave is much stronger than the silk webs of other spiders. Their staple foods are mayflies, bees as well as dragonflies. The most amazing thing about these spiders is their very large web. It is said it is the strongest biological material discovered on earth. Though the web is very large, but these spiders are just 1 inches long. If someone gets caught in the web of this spider it becomes hard for anyone to escape out of it.

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