Star-nosed Mole has a circle of 22 mobile, pink, fleshy tentacles at the end of the snout. These are used to identify food by touch, such as worms, insects and crustaceans.
2. Red-lipped batfish
Batfish are not good swimmers; they use their pectoral fins to "walk" on the ocean floor.
3. Bird of Paradise
No, it is not an alien. Its a bird of Paradise mating!
Narwhal's long tusk can be up to 3 metres (nearly 10 ft) long and weigh up to 10 kilograms (22 lbs).
5. Glass wings
Greta Oto is a brush-footed butterfly, and is a member of the clearwing clade; its wings are transparent. Its most common English name is glasswing, and its Spanish name is espejitos, which means "little mirrors.
6. Chewbacca bug
Somebody put this video on the Internet and wrote: "This is a caterpillar that Andrew found on the patio".
7. Giant anteater leaping a tapir's eye
What else can I say?
8. Giant Isopods
Giant isopods are thought to be abundant in cold, deep waters of the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean. Their morphology is nonetheless familiar to most people as giant isopods closely resemble their terrestrial cousins, the woodlice.
9. Long-eared jerboa
The long-eared jerboa, a tiny nocturnal mammal that is dwarfed by its enormous ears, can be found in deserts in Mongolia and China. They has been caught on camera for what scientists believe is the first time.
10. And, of course,... Mr platypus!
The king of the amazing creatures
12 diciembre 2007
1. Star-nosed Mole