There are millions of beautiful creatures in the world that are made by hands of nature. Some creatures look so magical and unusual that will leave everyone breathless. Their vivid and flashy colors will lure everyone touching them. Do not let their appearance fool you because some of them are highly toxic.
Magical purple snail
You probably haven’t seen a snail like this. The purple color in ancient Rome was the color of royalty and was a matter of prestige. In the history, the purple color was expensive because purple dye came from snails. Natural habitats of these snails are sea and ocean. They begin life as males and after that, step by step, get to be females as they develop.
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Amazing Golden Horse
In the past, horses had a very demanding role and were a great help to people. This golden horse breed comes from Turkmenistan and they are one of the most expensive horse breeds on the planet. Their original name is Akhal-Teke and they are known for their speed and endurance. Akhal is adapted to harsh climatic conditions and is considered for one of the oldest surviving race. Its hair has a special glow in the sunlight and that’s what makes them so glamorous and gorgeous.
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The smallest bird on Earth
Not only Hummingbird is the tiniest bird on Earth, but also is the smartest one. These birds remember each flower they have been to and wait for that flower to refill before getting back. Despite the fact, their bodies don’t weight more than two grams, they can fly at a speed of 100 km / h and swing wings up to 80 times per second. They use 20 times more oxygen than a sparrow, which is for them a true giant. Hummingbirds are one of the most beautiful birds in the world because of their color also. Their feathering shimmers in the light and gets the most beautiful mix of colors.
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Here is one more bird species! This cute duck doesn’t like lakes or other huge open waters. They like small wooded ponds and perching in trees. In their native China, these birds represent a symbol of loyalty and were given to brides at their wedding.
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Spectacular Dragon slug
Meet the smallest killer on Earth! They are beautiful, unreal looking and extremely poisonous. Vibrant coloration is almost always a sign of a deadly predator. So….if you see this cute dragon slug in the sea while swimming, don’t pick it up because you will regret it!
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Strange looking Leafy Sea Dragon
There are many interesting facts about this water creature. The leafy sea dragon uses its leafy camouflage for escaping the predators. Because of that fact they don’t have any known predators yet. Nowadays, many people start keeping this sea dragon as a pet. And there is one more thing about them…Male sea dragon plays the main “mom” role for his children.
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People used to see colorful peacocks, but the white peacock is an unusual find. The albino phenomenon is a rare appearance in both humans and animals. The peacock you see in the following picture is not an albino looking because they have red eyes. The appearance of brown eyes and white color of feathers is called leucism. And do you know how the plural noun for a peacock sounds? It is “Peafowl”. Males are considered for the only “real” peacocks and females are called “peahens”. Until the age of three when they get their fancy feathers, they are considered for babies and are called “peachicks”.
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Bizzare color looking Mandarin fish
Look at this gracious beauty of Mandarin fish! It is also called Blue Mandarin Goby or Psychedelic Mandarin because of its vivid colors that remind the clothes of an Imperial Chinese ruler. This fish species has the most bizarre coloration and extremely slow moves. Natural habitats of these fish are Indo-Pacific, westward to Australia and Philippines.
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Black Backed Kingfisher
This small bird of beautiful colors has one of the strongest beaks among birds and is also called Oriental Dwarf. It comes from Asia and Australia and it is a resident of lowland forest. There are about 90 different species of kingfisher birds and they hunt in the morning or in the evening because don’t like too hot weather.
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Glasswinged butterfly- Now you see me, now you don’t!
Have you ever seen a butterfly with wings that look like they are made of glass? Probably not….Their transparent wings serve to deceive predators and their favorite food is the flower called lantana. The second name for this gorgeous looking butterfly is Greta Oto.
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