People throughout their existence study the environment the world, and creatures living near us. And already, it seems, about most representatives of the animal world everything is known from childhood, but it happens surprises. For example, it suddenly turns out that there are fish that don’t swim, but snakes can fly …. Here are 10 animals with unusual and strange habits.
- 1 clam that feeds on the sun
- 2 legless lizard
- 3 fish that does not swim
- 4 A dog that does not bark
- 5 A mammal that lays eggs
- 6 Snake, similar to an earthworm
- 7 Land-based fish
- 8 Animal with DNA of fungi and plants
- 9 the snake that flies
- 10 Warm-blooded fish
Clam that feeds on the sun
This mollusk adapted to draw energy from the sun and like plants to carry out the process of photosynthesis.
Therefore, it can do without food, eating energy the sun.
This lizard is easily confused with a snake.
In the European zone of Russia, a legless lizard is often found spindle (copperfish).
Legless lizard is common in the southern part of the country. yellow-bellied.
These reptiles lack limbs, and movement occurs due to the body’s ability to wriggle.
They differ from snakes in a rigid connection of the left and right parts jaws, the presence of moving eyelids, shoulder girdle.
Fish that does not swim
The bat of Darwin.
It lives near the Galapagos Islands, at a depth of more than 30 meters. He uses pectoral fins to move, but not floats, and “steps” along the bottom of the ocean.
A dog that does not bark
Beautiful Basenji breed dog (African lazy dog or a forest dog from Congo) can howl, screech and cough, but not knows how to bark.
This is one of the oldest breeds native to Africa.
These dogs do not smell and wash their paw like cats.
A mammal that lays eggs
This is a platypus. Scientists for a long time did not know where his identify: reptiles, mammals or birds.
This animal has a beak, webbed feet and a body covered in fur, and he lays eggs.
This is the smallest snake in the world – the Brahmin blind man.
Most people don’t even think that it’s a snake, looks like an earthworm. But unlike him, the snake is not capable stretch and shrink and covered with dense scales.
Ocean rock jumper lives exclusively on land and does not can swim.
The fish adapted to breathe skin, like an amphibian, it categorically does not want to fall into the water, jumping even from the wave.
But if the jumper’s skin is completely dry, the fish will die, therefore it wets the body, moving along wet stones.
Animal with DNA of fungi and plants.
Tardigrades (small water bear).
These microscopic animals are able to survive in the most adverse conditions. They live on tops of the highest mountains, so in the hot sands of the African desert. As shown research, they survive even in space radiation.
The snake that flies
More precisely, she plans in the air, flattening her body, overcoming distance to 24 meters.
These snakes live in trees, and due to their ability to plan move from tree to tree.
Redfin smell is the only warm-blooded fish in the world, maintains a constant body temperature thanks to its fast movement of the pectoral fins.
Opah has a unique structure of the circulatory system for fish.
Here is a variety of animals with unusual behavior gave us nature. We saw many of them, but did not even suspect them features.