You would be surprised to learn that there are about 8.74 million species of living things on earth. That’s because you know very few of these species. Not only you but even the scientists who conduct research on living things state that the total number of species named is 1.2 million (as of 2011).

They say the total number of species on Earth could exceed 50 million. In this world, we can see the wonderful creations in nature itself. The animal divisions that live here are diverse, but at times we can see incredible differences. We see wonderful differences between humans and different animals.

#1 Shoe-bill

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Called the Shoe Bill because of its shoe-shaped beak, the bird is a 110cm-152cm tall carnivore found in tropical marshes from Sudan to Zambia.

#2 The Blue Dragon

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These blue slugs, which are found in the warm currents of the Atlantic Ocean, live by floating on the surface of the water due to the air-filled cell in their abdomen.

#3 The Peacock Mantis Shrimp

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Colorful like a peacock in the ocean, it has a sharp frontal claw like a bullet that can pierce other animals’ bodies as well as glass, so it cannot be put in ordinary water tanks.

#4 The thorny dragon

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An Australian species of desert lizard, the body of this predator is covered with sharp thorns and has a longer lifespan (over 20 years) than the average lizard species.

#5 Red-lipped Batfish

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This dangerous-looking fish adapts and travels through the unusual fins on the seabed near the Galapagos Islands, unable to swim.

#6 The Panda Ant

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Named the Panda ant because of its body shape and color combination, the insect actually belongs to the genus bees. The female of this wingless insect is quite large in size and has a pair of venomous tusks found near Chile.

#7 The Venezuelan Poodle Moth

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It is so named because it has a body covered with tiny fur like a poodle dog. This moth was discovered in 2009 in Venezuela.

#8 The Sea Pig

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The closest species to the sea urchin. The Sea pig is a balloon-like creature that lives in the deep seabed.

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The insect is a herbivore that uses its unusual beak to pierce plants and suck sap.

#9 Chromodoris lochi

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This colorful creature is found in the tropical waters of the central Indo-Pacific region and also inhabits the northern coasts of Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Fiji, and Australia. 

#10 Mandarin fish

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This species lives in the Pacific Ocean near the Philippines, Taiwan, and Australia.

#11 Leafy sea dragon

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Living in the oceans of southern Australia, the creature resembles the leaves of a tree and resembles a dragon.

#12 Secretary bird

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Because of the sticky wings on its head, it’s named Secretary bird. It is one of the most beautiful birds in the world endemic to Africa.

#12 Glasswinged butterfly

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This butterfly gets its name from its transparent glass-like wings. This glass-winged butterfly lives in the central and northern parts of South America.

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