The most amusing image, I think, is the one of the fearsome-looking goblin shark, with the caption informing us that it “poses no danger to humans”. As one Reddit commenter put it, “that’s exactly what a goblin shark would say”. Now have some fun.
1. Sea pig.
Scotoplanes live on deep ocean bottoms, specifically on the abyssal plain in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Ocean, typically at depths of over 1000 meters. They are deposit feeders, and obtain food by extracting organic particles from deep-sea mud.
3. Thorny dragon.
5. Indian purple frog.
6. The Blue Parrotfish.
7. The Bush Viper.
8. The Saiga Antelope.
9. Glaucus Atlanticus.
10. The Pacu Fish.
You probably don’t need much explanation as to why the residents of Papua New Guinea call this fish a “ball cutter.” The local fishermen were really worried about the safety of their testicles when they had to get in the water!
11. Venezuelan Poodle Moth.
12. Hummingbird Hawk-Moth.
13. Mantis Shrimp.
Also called the “sea locusts”, “prawn killers” and even “thumb splitters”, this is one of the most common predators in tropical and sub-tropical waters; little is known about them because of how much time they spend hiding in their burrows.
14. Umbonia Spinosa.
15. Penis Snake.
16. The Panda Ant.
The Mutillidae are a family of more than 3,000 species of wasps (despite the names) whose wingless females resemble large, hairy ants. Found in Chile, they are known for their extremely painful stings, hence the common name cow killer or cow ant. Black and white specimens are sometimes known as panda ants due to their hair coloration resembling that of the Chinese giant panda.
17. Goblin Shark.
18. Red-lipped Batfish.
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