Usually found in northern India, this large species of crocodile spends most of its life in the water. The bulbous growth on the nose of males is used during mating to produce gurgling and bubbling sounds.
An uncommon sight on any continent except for Europe, it goes without saying but this breed of chicken has feathers everywhere except for its neck
This is one of the few species of mammal capable of producing toxic saliva but because it was the dominant predator on the island of Hispaniola prior to colonization it has not developed any effective defenses to ward off predators like dogs and cats that were introduced by human settlers.
Related to storks and also known as a Whalehead, it should be obvious where this east African bird gets its name from. It is one of the largest birds in the world and can grow to be over 1 meter tall.
A very unique looking antelope, the Saiga is known for its distinctive nose that protrudes down over its mouth. It has been known for its efficiency at reproducing in spite of human encroachment upon its habitat, although in recent years it has become more endangered.
Resembling mice, not much is known about these small jumping rodents. Their habitat consists mostly of northern China and Mongolia and they usually come out only at night.
Also known as an anglerfish, this hairy hunter’s dorsal spine is topped with a fleshy lure that it moves back and forth through the water to mimic the behavior of a marine worm.
Inhabiting the jungles of Sri Lanka, this nocturnal creature has huge round eyes that allow it to hunt for insects at night. They are slowly going extinct, however, as they are killed for their supposed “magical properties” by natives and poachers alike.
Found in Madagascar the aye-aye is the world’s largest nocturnal primate. Often noted for it’s unique foraging techniques, it taps on trees until it finds larvae, gnaws a hole in the wood, and inserts its middle finger to pull them out.
This curious breed is known for its lack of hair and highly extroverted behavior. Care must be taken to ensure that they do not stay outdoors for too long because they are susceptible to both sunburn and hypothermia.