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10 Most Weird looking Animals in the World

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Nature is known for its extremes. Not every animal is as cuddly as a giant panda or as cute as a teddy dog; some creatures are just plain bad looking – ugly, to be honest. Most people will not even give those extremely weird and ugly animals a second look. But every one of them has its natural role to fulfill with its specifically designed organisms.

Let's take a look at the 10 Most Weird looking Animals in the World:

1. Blob Fish

The Blob Fish looks more like a cartoon character than a fish. This little guy has a gloomy face, so it is often referred to as the "most sorrowful fish in the world." It has very few muscles and moves very slowly, almost floating like a jelly fish. The fish usually waits on the bottom of the ocean for food passing by. It lives at depths between 600-1,200 meters (2,000-3,900 feet) off the coasts of mainland Australia and Tasmania, but due to the deep-sea fishing and bottom trawling, it is currently facing extinction.

2. Red-lipped Batfish

These odd fish are generally found around the Galapagos Islands and near Peru. Divers may meet this fish at depths greater than 100 feet, but they are rare. Scientists judge that the reason they have the bright red pucker of the species is to attract the opposite gender. The maximum length of the red-lipped batfish is about 40 cm long.

3. Naked Mole Rat

The naked Mole Rat is native to some parts of East Africa. They spend most of their lives underground and are well adapted to this underground environment. With most of their skin exposed, they lack sweat glands and subcutaneous fat. These ugly guys use their giant, protruding teeth and jaws to dig extensive holes in the ground. The underground parts of plants serve as their food. They live in colonies like bees and have one queen who is responsible for all reproduction.

4. Monkfish

Monkfish has profoundly ugly looks. For many years, people did not like to eat it because of its weird facial features, but chefs realized that its appearance doesn’t matter if it good taste. Monkfish have giant heads, and their heads are filled with plenty of razor-like teeth. It’s found in the coastal Atlantic area and the size ranges up to about three feet.

5. Alligator Snapping Turtle

This is definitely a creature that you do not want to insult. The Alligator Snapping Turtle is the oldest still-existing reptile around and one of the largest freshwater turtles in the world. It is found primarily in the waters of the southeastern United States. This big guy is quiet most of the time, but bites when threatened. The great strength of its bite can easily break a human finger. Equipped not only with a ferocious mouth, the turtle also has three rows of spikes on its back.

6. Star Nosed Mole

This animal is weird because of its ugly star-shaped nose. It have the most unique noses in the animal world. It spends most of its time in water however it also ventures above ground consistently to feed and often takes departure to a network of infinite tunnels. Star Nosed Moles are found in low wet areas of eastern Canada and the northeastern United States.

7. Chinese Crested Dog

The Chinese Crested Dog is one of a few types of hairless dogs in the world. It looks like a toy dog and normally measures less than 33cm in height. Miss Ellie, a small bug-eyed Chinese Crested Dog, won the 2009 "World's Ugliest Dog Contest" at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, California. She also won Animal Planet's the "World's Ugliest Dog" contest that same year.

8. Turkey Vulture

The worst thing about Turkey Vultures is their facial features, which only a mother could adore. Its among the ugliest animals on our planet. When you look at those knife-like eyes, their bald head and wrinkled neck is enough to make you flinch. These birds travel thermals in the sky and use their sharp sense of smell to find fresh corpses. It flies low to the ground to pick up the smell of dead creatures.

9. Philippine Tarsier

Living in the Philippines, the Philippine Tarsier can fit in the palm of your hand. It measures up to a mere 15 cm (6 inches), making it one of the smallest primates in the world. Its big eyes and friendly face make it sweet, albeit an oddly kind of cute. Its bulging eyes are even bigger than its brain. The hands and legs of this little beggar resemble human limbs and they can leap as high as 3.3 meters (10 feet). Coming into the world some 45 million years ago, the tarsier has now become an endangered species.

10. Proboscis Monkey

This long-nosed monkey is found in the South East Asian island of Borneo. Its obtrude nose makes this rare living thing easily identifiable. These monkeys are born with a blue face and a small nose. The face color changes and the nose become bigger and bigger making them look uglier. These Proboscis Monkeys survive mainly on leaves, seeds, and raw fruits, but they sometimes eat insects too. For more than 40 years, Proboscis Monkeys populations have dropped. They are presently protected and listed among endangered species.

posted Sep 1 by Avijit Maity

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The cars that everyday people see and drive look very similar to each other. A bulky box on four wheels is exactly what most of us get. But if you love cars which are out of ordinary, few cars of this list might be your dream. These 10 cars certainly broke all the molds. Have a look at some of the most weird looking cars ever made.

1. 1970 Ferrari (Pininfarina) 512 S Modulo

Design firm Pininfarina has produced more famous works, but the Ferrari 512 S Modulo car, which it created for the 1970 Geneva Motor Show, didn’t aim for beauty. Designer Paolo Martin put the bizarre body on the chassis of the Ferrari 512S race car.

2. 1955 Chrysler (Ghia) Streamline X "Gilda"

Some of might say that this is a coolest car ever made, but, we say it is the weirdest vehicle ever created. This car seems to be inspired by some kind of spaceship, and one can tell that there must have a wacky inspiration behind. However, developers of the car designed it to achieve better aerodynamics. But the design never caught up, hence, this car landed on this list as one of the weirdest cars of all time.

3. 1953 General Motors Firebird 1 XP-21

To describe today's supercars, we fall back on likening the Koenigseggs and Paganis of the world to jet fighters. The 1953 General Motors Firebird I XP-21 was an actual jet fighter, with four wheels, a tail fin, and a bubble cockpit. The turbine engine spun at up to 26,000 rpm to generate a whopping (for the time) 370 horsepower.

4. 1948 Tasco

Tasco is one of the oddest vehicle human brain has come up. There are plenty of people who still love it, but they are hardcore lovers of classic cars. However, for the rest of us Tasco is a weird looking vehicle. Tasco was a prototype for a post-WWII American sports car and featured airplane inspired controls, designed by Gordon Buehrig, it was also the first car in the world with a T-top roof.

5. 1932 Ford Speedster

The 1932 Ford Speedster, packing a flathead V-8 engine, came with a starter button, decades before the feature became standard automotive fare. The low, long roadster was the brainchild of Henry’s son Edsel Ford and designer Eugene Gregorie.

6. 1965 Peel P50

We must admit that this car is kinda cute. The Peel P50 was a three-wheeled micro-car which was originally manufactured by Peel company from 1962 to 1965. It holds Guinness World Records of the smallest production car ever made. But we think it is also one of the most weird looking cars ever designed.

7. 1942 Oeuf electrique

The 1942 Oeuf électrique, or electric egg, had three wheels and ran on batteries decades after gasoline became the dominant way to power cars, and decades before Elon Musk decided to make electricity cool again. Its designer, Parisian Paul Arzens, worked as a painter and designed railway locomotives before moving on to cars. The bubble is made of hand-formed aluminum and curved Plexiglass, a novel material at the time.

8. 1936 Stout Scarab

Stout Scarab was designed by William Bushnell Stout in 1932. Marked as the world’s first minivan, this traveling vehicle was envisioned by its creator to be an office on wheels. Unlike other cars of that era, Stout Scarab features a small nose and a long wheelbase to maximize the accessible space. But, this weird yet amazing vehicle didn’t go to mass production, only about a dozen cars were made and up to five Scarabs are reported to survive today.

9. 1935 Bugatti Type 57S Competition Coupe Aerolithe

The original example of the 1935 Bugatti Type 57S Compétition Coupé Aerolithe, which debuted at the Paris Auto Show in 1935, was lost after the unveiling — the popular explanation is that Bugatti disassembled it for parts to make the Type 57 production car that followed. The model on display is a recreation produced in 2007, based on recorded specs, photographs, and an oil painting by a Bugatti engineer.

10. 1947 Norman Timbs Special

Norman E. Timbs was an influential engineer during 1940s who worked with Tucker automobiles. At that time, he took a project in his hands that would take over 3 years to get completed. The target was to build a vehicle which would be later known as Norman Timbs special. This car is one of the more elegant, streamlined and swooping custom cars ever created. The long front nose and slimmed down design without doors of any kind, make it one of most weird looking cars ever created.

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When it comes to design, it’s inevitable that, along with some stellar results, there are gonna be some…not-so-stellar results. The mobile world is no exception to this rule. So we took a look into the history of and rounded up the strangest and sometimes outright horrible cell phone designs we could find.

Let's take a look at 10 most weird looking Cell Phones you have ever seen:

1. The Golden Buddha Phone (2009)

This wacky phone is one of the most expensive phones developed in China. It sports a piece of real jade, pearl powder lacquer and a 24 karat gold plating that makes it the most expensive cellphone in China, at $1,750, though we’re still unsure who would want that amount of money for this weird product. This holy phone wins the race of being the most unique, weirdest and perhaps the most useless phone ever made.

2. Nokia 7280 (2004)

Conversely, the Nokia 7280 was seen as fashionable, but it faced its own challenges. The lipstick-shaped phone didn’t include a number pad or touchscreen, instead relying on a wheel for all input. This made texting and writing numbers an absolute pain, making it a better choice for calls and MP3s than anything to do with words. Still, the phone was well-regarded and even won a design award in 2004.

3. Haier P7 Pen Phone (2004)

Is there anybody who wants a phone that has the capabilities of writing on paper? There you have it, the Haier pen phone. This pen is little bit different than others because, it can be used to make calls, send texts and do anything that an standard cell phone does. P7 Pen Phone may not he the most successful phone ever made, but surely is one of the most peculiar one.

4. Samsung Serene (2005)

The phone came with an unusual jewellery box design, designed by Bang & Olufsen. The circular keypad was a pain to use (a common flaw in this list), and despite a helping mechanism the phone took some time to open. The battery and SIM card required a screwdriver to access, and the camera was mounted on the side, which made lining up photos difficult. Despite its shortcomings, the Serene was a memorable smartphone design.

5. Monohm Runcible (2015)

The premise is to develop a smartphone that resembles centuries old pocket watches. This circular shaped phone has a display in front, a camera on the back and other necessary features for today’s consumers. The smartphone sure does look unique and beautiful, but can also be considered one of wackiest phone of all time.

6. Nokia N-Gage (2003)

The Nokia N-Gage is well remembered by teens of the 90s as an incredibly hyped but ultimately disastrous gaming-focused phone. The phone-style buttons were awful for gaming, and the bulk and extra buttons required for gaming made it a clunker of a phone. The phone quickly garnered a bad reputation amongst gamers, and despite an effective redesign the platform was abandoned by Nokia two years and 50 games later.

7. Samsung Juke (2007)

As the name suggests the phone was targeted to music lovers. It has support for wide range of music formats, and 2GB storage for music. But the most interesting part of it has to be the design, which is both unique and weird. It has the functionality to rotate the display which expose the keypad. For its time it was a genuine attempt to satisfy the needs of music lovers, but failed hard design wise.

8. Nokia 7600 (2003)

The Nokia 7600 takes weird to the next level with a strange teardrop shape, with the display centred within and buttons surrounding. The handset was one of the first from Nokia to feature 3G connectivity. The phone was light, but the weird button arrangement required two hands for most tasks, and the design was never revisited.

9. BlackBerry Passport (2014)

BlackBerry Passport was an attempt to serve new wine in old bottle. It is primarily made for people looking to buy old school BlackBerry phone with latest hardware specifications. BlackBerry successfully pulled off that challenge with this unique phone. However, it is the most weird looking smartphone today available in the market.

10. Motorola V70 (2002)

The Motorola V70 has an odd rotary design, with the keypad hidden underneath a cover that rotates 180 degrees around the display dial. The look was iconic, but the movement took some time and decreased the phone’s reliability too. Still, the slim design made it a popular choice when its price reached reasonable levels.

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Humans have always been ready for conducting experiments, but what happens when people cross the extra limit for conducting experiments which may prove fatal for people and our planet. Here we have assembled a list of 10 most dangerous, most terrifying experiments in the World history.

1. Controlling the Mind

The idea of mind control is a pretty appalling idea in itself. And no, this isn’t science fiction but reality. Jose Delgado a Spanish professor developed a technique for mind controlling. What he did was the first invented a “stimoceiver” and planted it on animal’s brain. It was operated by a remote control which was used to electrically stimulate the different regions of the animal’s brain. If sources are to be believed it is said that variety of results were produced such as movement of limbs, involuntary movement of different parts of the animal’s body. He produced more drastic results later on other animals.

2. Experiments on Newborns

In the 1960s, researchers at the University of California began an experiment to study changes in blood pressure and blood flow. The researchers used 113 newborns ranging in age from one hour to three days old as test subjects. In one experiment, a catheter was inserted through the umbilical arteries and into the aorta. The newborn’s feet were then immersed in ice water for the purpose of testing aortic pressure. In another experiment, up to 50 newborns were individually strapped onto a circumcision board, then tilted so that their blood rushed to their head and their blood pressure could be monitored.

3. Live Again

Could anyone in the world make dead live again? The answer is someone tried to do this, a doctor by the name of Robert E. Cornish. He tried to raise the dead back by first placing then on a see-saw so that the blood would keep moving in them and injected with anti-coagulants and epinephrine. His experiments failed as none of them were able to come back to life. Although he managed to revive only two dogs but they were clinically put to dead later. This is one of the most horrifying experiments conducted in history.

4. Unit 731

From 1937 to 1945, the imperial Japanese Army developed a covert biological and chemical warfare research experiment called Unit 731. Based in the large city of Harbin, Unit 731 was responsible for some of the most atrocious war crimes in history. Chinese and Russian subjects men, women, children, infants, the elderly, and pregnant women were subjected to experiments which included the removal of organs from a live body, amputation for the study of blood loss, germ warfare attacks, and weapons testing. Some prisoners even had their stomachs surgically removed and their esophagus reattached to the intestines. Many of the scientists involved in Unit 731 rose to prominent careers in politics, academia, business, and medicine.

5. Starfish Prime

United States as we all know is a country that just wants to do experiments. On July 9, 1962, United States of America denoted nuclear weapons outside of the earth’s magnetic field. About 1.4 megatons of TNT were used. The aftermath of the experiment was that the explosion altered with the earth’s magnetic field. It generated a huge amount of pulse very far then the United States of America had anticipated. What it did was it disabled the street lights in parts of Hawaii. It also led to disruption of some of the communication systems. The thing was unusual amount of radiations could have destroyed the currents that make the earth stable. The Starfish Prime came at number four in the list of most terrifying experiments in history.

6. The Soviet Poison Laboratories

Beginning in 1921 and continuing for most of the 21st century, the Soviet Union employed poison laboratories known as Laboratory 1, Laboratory 12, and Kamera as covert research facilities of the secret police agencies. Prisoners from the Gulags were exposed to a number of deadly poisons, the purpose of which was to find a tasteless, odorless chemical that could not be detected post mortem. Tested poisons included mustard gas, ricin, digitoxin, and curare, among others. Men and women of varying ages and physical conditions were brought to the laboratories and given the poisons as “medication,” or part of a meal or drink.

7. Hadron Collider

Ever heard of “Large Hadron Collider”? It’s the world’s most powerful particle collider. It is located at an underground facility in Switzerland. It is used in collision of protons, electrons and other sub-atomic particles at very high speeds. This was to done so as to learn more about the particle physics and high-energy physics. It lies in a tunnel of about 27 kilometers in circumference. It’s a high-level project which is being monitored by more than 10,000 scientists from different parts of the world. Many scientists believe that the collider could generate a black hole which in turn could destroy the earth or any other dangerous phenomena could occur because of it. Pretty scary, right?

8. Human Experimentation in North Korea

Several North Korean defectors have described witnessing disturbing cases of human experimentation. In one alleged experiment, 50 healthy women prisoners were given poisoned cabbage leaves all 50 women were dead within 20 minutes. Other described experiments include the practice of surgery on prisoners without anesthesia, purposeful starvation, beating prisoners over the head before using the zombie-like victims for target practice, and chambers in which whole families are murdered with suffocation gas. It is said that each month, a black van known as “the crow” collects 40-50 people from a camp and takes them to an known location for experiments.

9. Russian Borehole

You may be thinking whether digging a borehole really an experiment? Not when it’s been dug at about 40,000 ft. It started on 24th May 1970 using various sophisticated equipment’s. The attempt was to dig as much far into the earth’s crust .Till now it is the deepest artificial point on earth. It was a site of various geophysical studies. The experiment could have led to shift in the earth’s tectonic plate which in turn could have led to earthquakes and other calamities.

10. Nazi Human Experimentation

Over the course of the Third Reich and the Holocaust, Nazi Germany conducted a series of medical experiments on Jews, POWs, Romani, and other persecuted groups. The experiments were conducted in concentration camps, and in most cases resulted in death, disfigurement, or permanent disability. Especially disturbing experiments included attempts to genetically manipulate twins; bone, muscle, and nerve transplantation; exposure to diseases and chemical gasses; sterilization, and anything else the infamous Nazi doctors could think up. After the war, these crimes were tried as part of the Nuremberg Trial and ultimately led to the development of the Nuremberg Code of medical ethics.

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Although scientists estimate that there could be upwards of 30 million animal species on the planet, a number of those species are teetering on the verge of extinction due to man’s thirst for consumption or entertainment. Hunted for meat, for fur, and for other materials governments around the world are cracking down on poaching and illegal hunting practices.

Let's take a look at the 10 Most Endangered Animals in the World:

1. Hawksbill Turtle

With a range that covers all the world's tropical and sub-tropical seas, the hawksbill turtle population has decreased by 80% over the last three generations. The major threat facing the hawksbill turtle is the tortoiseshell trade. In the last 100 years, millions have been killed for their shells. Habitat destruction by human beach front development, excessive collection of their eggs, and poaching for meat are other major threats to their survival.

2. South China Tiger

It is also known as the Amoy found in the forests of South China. Its size is smaller than other sorts of the tiger. It is the most critically threatened cat. Only approximately 30-50 of them remaining. China hunts it at a very high rate. Which has become the greatest threat to wiping them out of the face of earth. To help save this tiger today the WWF is planning to introduce captive-bred tigers into the forests.

3. Saola

The saola, also known as the Asian unicorn, was first discovered by scientists in May 1992. They have only been found in the Annamite Mountains of Vietnam and Laos. The nickname unicorn relates to their two sharp horns, which can reach up to 20 inches (51 centimeters). Saola means “spindle horns” in Vietnamese. They are cousins of cattle, goats and antelope.

4. Sumatran Orangutan

It is one of the two species of orangutan, which is found in Indonesia on the island of Sumatra. Only eight orangutans that are presently kept in quarantine cages at the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme at the Quarantine Centre are remaining because they require long time care due to disability and health related issues and they can therefore not be released into the wild just yet. The greatest threat for the Orangutan is the extensive destruction of the Sumatran rainforest by human activities such as logging, mining, construction of roads and it is also cleared to provide land for farming, which has made them easy targets for poaching because their population is left isolated and fragmented. In the process of capture and transport, approximately 6-8 of them die every day.

5. Amur Leopard

Unlike its southern cousins, the Amur leopard has adapted to live in the cold, temperate forests of southeast Russia and northeast China. Its winter fur is the longest of any leopards, with each hair growing to 3 inches (7 centimeters) long. It’s estimated there are only about 60 of these unique cats left. With such a low population, a distinct threat to their survival is inbreeding. Researchers have found hazardously low genetic diversity in the existing leopards. Also, cub survival rates have been decreasing for decades, which is likely due to genetic abnormalities.

6. Vaquita

Vaquita is the rarest marine mammal in the world. Its body is gray with a white stomach, and around the eyes, it has dark patches. Of the seven species of the Vaquita, it is the smallest and the only one that in the Eastern Pacific Ocean where waters are warm. They live in a tiny area in the Gulf of California in the north. According to the WWF, only 30 vaquitas are remaining. The greatest threat is accidental deaths when they get got in gillnets that are meant to catch other marine species. If a ban on the gillnet is not enforced, then they will become extinct very fast and probably by 2018.

7. Mountain Gorilla

Dian Fossey’s research work with the mountain gorillas of Rwanda brought them international attention. Despite increased conservation efforts, only two populations of gorillas remain today in four national parks in Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Mountain gorillas live in high mountain regions, at elevations of 8,000 to 13,000 feet (2,400 to 4000 meters). Their long fur allows them to tolerate sometimes freezing temperatures. Adults can weigh up to 440 pounds (200 kilograms), and stand over five feet tall when they’re up on two legs.

8. Pangolin

Pangolin is the only mammal whose entire body is covered with scales. They have large, curved claws for digging termite and ant nests. They are used to draw barks from trees and pulling logs so as to find their insect prey. Also, they are known as scaly anteaters, and they are increasingly becoming victims of illegal poaching in Asia and Africa where they are found. Their meat is a delicacy while their scales are highly valued. Only eight species of the pangolin exist today with four species living in Asia and another four species in Africa. International and national laws protect these pangolins. These species are on the list of Critically Endangered on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.

9. Javan Rhinoceros

This is the most endangered rhinoceros in the world, with only 63 animals surviving in a national park in Indonesia. They are also potentially the rarest large mammals on earth. Very little is known about the Javan rhino’s way of life. They live in extremely dense jungle, making them difficult to study. Adults live alone and only come together occasionally to mate. Their days are typically spent wallowing in mud holes, which they might deepen with their feet and horns for extra comfort.

10. Giant Panda

It is also known as panda bear. Gaint panda originates from central China. It is a treasure here in China and is adored all over the world. This panda has white and black colors on its body. Researches shows that adult pandas can live up to 30 years. However, this is not always the case. Because both the Cubs and adult pandas die because of many predators such as the yellow-throated martens and the snow leopard that kill and consume this animal. In particular, pandas are in danger of extinction due to loss and disintegration of habitat, and by people hunting other animals and harvesting plants from the forests. The most depraving thing is that they are also vulnerable to the loss of habitat and destruction.

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Every animal species have some kind of speciality that make them unique. Some animals have power to run faster than super cars, at same time some species are super slow in motion. Let's take a look at top 10 Slowest Animals in the World:

1. Seahorse

Our number one on our top ten list of the 10 Slowest Animals In The World is the Seahorse. Which is not a horse! The curiously cute creatures are actually fish, gills and all! Moving at an impressive 0.04 cm per sec the seahorse spends it’s days dreaming of what could really be. Found all over the world, from one inch to over one foot in size, the lucky ones can be found in beautiful blue tropical water and delightfully colored patches of coral. Now facing extinction, seahorses could commonly be found with their tales wrapped around a piece of seaweed rocking back and forth, very slowly.

2. Garden Snail

One of the slowest animal in the world is the garden snail. It is a land snail species and the most commonly known terrestrial mollusc. The slimy, slithery animal leaves behind a wet trail along its path and makes us squirm. They move at the top speed of 1.3 cm per sec. This means that it will take them 21 hours to cover just 1 km. Can you blame him? The legless creature carries his house around!

3. Three-toed Sloth

Known for their five-hour work days and nineteen hour long naps, slots, two and three toed, only go to the bathroom once every seven or so days. Hanging out in tree canopies, rarely moving, sloths crawl along at a pace of up to 3 cm per sec. Though they might not bring the chips in a dip on time, sloths are excellent swimmers and great listeners.

4. Starfish

You may already know that starfish is not really a fish. There are about 2000 different species of starfishes, and their speeds vary. Their average speed may be about 0.89-2.7 cm per sec. The leather star moves at 0.25 cm per sec, while the fastest one of them, the sand star, travels at 4.7 cm per sec. For a creature that can cover 0.168 km in an hour, floating along in ocean current is the best option.

5. Giant Tortoise

Once reportedly teetering on the edge of extinction, the Giant Galapagos tortoise, found exclusively on the Galapagos Isles is the largest tortoise in the world. Traveling at a top speed of 76 cm per sec. With males checking in at over 500 pounds the Giant Galapagos tortoise can last up to one year without food. When it is able to dine on greens, flowers, and other vegetation, the Giant Galapagos tortoise packs it away just in case a rainy 365 days strike. The giant Galapagos not only moves at a slow pace because of its anatomical features, but it also keeps the go slow in a means to conserve its energy.

6. Loris

Loris is a medium sized primate, often counted among strange and hideous creatures, what with its tennis ball eyes and curiously human-like but strangely long hands. They have slow movement, at a speed of about 55.5 cm per sec. They can extract mild toxins to discourage some predators, and can lumber to avoid them. Hence, they are fearless. Oh, and they are also nocturnal, hidden in the dark.

7. Manatee

This obese looking herbivore glides through coastal waters at a yawn-provoking about 139-222 cm per sec approximately. Related to the elephant, the Manatee dines primarily on sea greens. Using it’s molars to grind meals and snacks that easily add up to over 100 pounds of sea vegetation a day. Resembling more of a potato with fins than an elephant, the Manatee spends most of it’s time casually gliding through 70-degree waters near the surface finding easy access to air, well deserving of a spot on this list.

8. American Woodcock

The American woodcock is the only bird on this, and is a must-inclusion among the slowest animals in the world. Colloquially referred to as the timberdoodle, it is a small chunky shorebird. It is a migratory bird which, due to its courtship flights, is accepted as a harbinger of spring in northern areas. The American woodcocks move at a speed of 222 cm per sec. and are the slowest of birds.

9. Koala Bear

The Koala bear is a bear that isn’t a bear at all. This furry, beady-eyed, marsupial grows in a pouch and makes it slows emergence into the world. Spending most of their day sleeping, up to 20 hours, curled up in the tree it will occasionally wake and eat from. With reports of koalas traveling at speeds 447 cm per sec, the koala has earned its place on our top 10 list and probably isn’t moving anytime soon.

10. Gila Monster

If you don’t like lizards, you probably won’t like Gila monsters, either. They can grow up to a length of 60 cm, and its weight varies from 350 to 700 gm. It is the only venomous lizard in the US. But, they are hardly of any threat to you, as they move at a speed of about 667 cm per sec. Besides, they consume food up to one-third their weight, and store fat in body. So they rarely search for food.

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Humans are thought to be the only intelligent specie in the world but this is just a misconception on the part of humans. Animals are also intelligent in many ways and sometimes they have more brain power, a better in a lot of ways, than humans. Some of the animals are specialized to do things that human being can’t begin to ever think.

Let's take a look at top 10 intelligent animals in the World:

1. Chimpanzees

Chimpanzees are claimed to be the most intelligent species in the world after humans with desired human similarities. Chimpanzees look like humans and they also act like humans. Chimpanzees have the capacity to think like humans some of the chimpanzees have also learnt to play games and solve mathematical problems. A Chimpanzee’s mind can be trained to make his brain capacity equal to that of a 5 year old human child. And with these capacity of their brain and they are widely claimed as one of the smartest animals on Earth.

2. Orangutans

Just like chimpanzees, orangutans stand out as being especially gifted in the brains department. They have a strong culture and system of communication, and many have been observed to use tools in the wild. Orangutans live in widely scattered communities and form strong social bonds, which may be the key to their advanced cognitive skills. Females remain with their young for many years, teaching them all they need to survive in the forest.

3. Rhesus Monkeys

Rhesus monkey can copy human behavior and act. They are able to mimic human beings. Rhesus monkeys are believed to have advanced communication skills and they have capabilities to form complex social structure and act according to their post. They can break hard covering of things with heavy stone. They attack in groups and their attacks are also well planned.

4. Rats

The ability to think about thinking is called metacognition, and a few years ago scientists discovered that rats, like humans, can make decisions based on what they do or do not know. Studies also show that rats are surprisingly self-aware, they're ticklish, and they dream just as we do. Pet rats are extremely social and form strong bonds with their owners. They learn their names and come when they're called, and they beg for time out of their cage to play and interact with their owners.

5. Pigs

Yes you heard it right, pigs are among the smartest animals to live on Earth. Pigs are generally thought to be dumb but that’s not the reality. Pig’s mental capacity can be like that of a 3 year old human child. They are said to have emotions and feelings. Pigs have dreams in night and they cry while mourning. They have the ability to learn new skills every day. Pigs can also cope up with environmental stress.

6. Octopuses

Octopuses have the largest brains of any invertebrate. The common octopus has about 130 million neurons in its brain. A human has 100 billion. However, three-fifths of an octopus' neurons are not in the brain; they're in its arms. Each arm has a mind of its own, so to speak, and if cut off (which the octopus can regrow), will wander away and even grab at food as it did while still attached.

7. Squirrels

Squirrels are small and cute animals that live in both domestic and wild environment. Squirrels are not associated with capabilities related to humans. They don’t act like humans but when it comes to food gathering they turn out to be one of the smartest animals known. Squirrels can go to any limit for gathering food and they are also believed to have intelligent memory skills.

8. Dogs

When it comes to canine companions, "smart" means different things to different people. Some people feel an obedient dog is smart, while others believe a dog with a mind of her own is more intelligent. Very agreeable dogs are considered smart by most human standards. Humans judge the intelligence of dogs based primarily on how quickly they learn to obey our commands, how well they perform, and whether they are able to learn human-type stuff like identifying objects. Because dogs have lived among humans for so long and undergone so much domestication, some scientists believe they're more like humans than even chimps – and could serve as a model for understanding human social behavior.

9. Dolphins

Dolphins are well-documented as intelligent animals. As Discovery News reports, the dolphin’s large brain is structured for awareness and emotion. In fact, dolphin brains are more structurally complex than humans. As Emory University dolphin expert Lori Marino told Discovery News, "If human standards for intelligence are applied to non-human animals, however, dolphins come very close to our own brain aptitude levels."

10. Pigeons

Pigeons have always been used as the way of sending messages throughout history. They were like ancient post-masters. Pigeons have been delivering messages on places like battlefield and have always been the source of communication for lovers like Romeo and Juliet. Pigeons are said to be extremely good geo-locators and they are able to remember place throughout their lifetime. Not just that, Pigeons can also remember faces of people without forgetting them.

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The animal kingdom features many exotic beasts who have abilities that are so extreme that they would inspire even the most imaginative comic book writer. Simply put, their extraordinary skills and physical attributes are unmatched in humans. Instead of crazy origin stories involving radiation and gods, animals develop their superpowers out of necessity. Their amazing abilities evolve in order to thrive and survive in a Darwinistic world in which only the strong and adaptable continue to grace the Earth with their presence.

Let's take a look at top 10 Animals with Amazing Superpowers:

1. Jellyfish – Immortality

Jellyfish is roaming oceans for possibly more than 700 million years, making them oldest living multi-organ animals. They are mostly transparent to human eyes, and their body contains 95 to 98 percent water. But the most extraordinary quality in these marvelous deep oceanic animals is immorality. There are 3 known species of jellyfish that can perhaps live forever. Jellyfish have discovered a way to reverse their aging process by making some modifications in the DNA.

2. The Axolotl – Superhealing

There are several known animals that can heal fetal wounds and sometimes regenerate their damaged body parts. But Axolotl is above all else, it’s capable of regenerating entire lost appendages and vital structures in a period of months. They can regrow lost limbs, tail and several internal organs. They have been found restoring damaged parts of their brains. More amazingly, they can also transplant their body parts from other Axolotl. They not only transplant their limbs from other individuals, but also alien organs like eyes to full functionality.

3. Mantis Shrimp – Supervision

Although mantis shrimp have many kind of abilities that are considered beyond anything on the earth. But the most impressive organs that these animals possess are their eyes. They are believed to have one of the most elaborate visual system ever discovered. Their eyes carry 16 different types of color receptive cones, if you compare that to humans, we only have three. They not only can detect ultraviolet light but can also differentiate between multiple frequency bands. The vision of mantis shrimp can perceive both polarized light and multi-spectral images. Their eyes capable of moving independently, and are considered to be the most complex eyes in the animal kingdom.

4. The Platypus – Electro location

The Platypus is an egg-laying venomous mammal that lives in water and has duckbill, beaver-tail and otter-foot. They have ability to sense electric field generated by muscular contraction. They’re the only known mammals who find their prey using Electro location. Their sixth sense is so powerful and reliable that they close their eyes, nose and ears every time they dive, and go on hunt.

5. Tardigrade – Indestructibility

The thing that makes these micro-animals so incredible is that they are virtually indestructible. They can survive extreme conditions that would be fetal to nearly all life forms on earth. They can withstand temperature ranging from -272 to 150 degree Celsius. They can tolerate pressure 6 times greater than that found in the deepest ocean trenches, ionizing radiation 100 times greater than lethal dose for humans, and even the vacuum of outer space. They can live without food for more than 30 years, and dry themselves to level when 3 percent water left, only to rehydrate, forage and reproduce.

6. Dung Beetle – Super Strength

Dung Beatles are landed on this list for their ability to pull the weight 1,141 times heavier than their own body weight, that makes them strongest animal on the planet earth. For instance, if an average man wants to challenge them in weight pulling competition, he would be required to pull 45 large trucks that weighs around 2.4 tons each.

7. The Electric Eel – Electric Shocks

The Electric Eel have three pairs of abdominal organs responsible for producing electricity, and these glands make up 80 percent of its entire body. The result is its ability to generate two types of electric organ discharge: high voltage and low voltage. When eel finds a prey, its brain sends a signal through nervous system to electrolyte. It can generate shock up to 860 volts that can last for mere two milliseconds.

8. Mimic Octopus – Shapeshifting

As the name suggests this breed of octopus can mimic different animal species by changing skin color and adjusting the shape of its body. This animal can mimic number of different sea creatures with the tiniest possible detail. It’s not known how many different animal species it can imitate, but it’s reported to mimic up to 15 different species, and all of them are poisonous. That further explain that its mimicking ability is just a way to avoid vicious predators.

9. Peregrine Falcon – Superspeed

Peregrine falcon are some of the most widespread birds in the world. They have a body length of 34-58 cm and wingspan from 74 to 120 cm. Their diet consists of small to medium sized birds. The most amazing thing about this breed of birds is its dazzling speed, it has frequently been seen flying at the speed of whopping 320 km/h (200 mph), the highest recorded speed of Peregrine falcon is 389km/h (242 mph).

10. Froghopper – Super Jumper

Adult froghopper jump from plant to plant; some species are capable of jumping up to 70 cm vertically: which is a more impressive performance relative to body weight than another super jumpers “Fleas”, and froghopper are considerably heavier than them. The froghopper can accelerate at 4,000 m/s square over 2mm as it jumps (experiencing over 400 gs of acceleration). They can jump up to 100 times their own length. That means, if an average man could jump this long he would be able to cover about 177 meters distance in a single jump.

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