WATCH 10 ANIMALS YOU DIDN’T KNOW EXISTED

With millions of animal species worldwide, discover here 10 unknown creatures, from egg-like jellyfish to peacock-like spiders.

1: Fried Egg Jellyfish

Phacellophora camtschatica

Cotylorhiza tuberculata, commonly known as the fried egg jellyfish, resembles a cracked-open egg afloat in the Mediterranean, Aegean, and Adriatic Seas. These jellyfish can reach up to 16 inches in diameter and sport vibrant, club-like appendages.

2: Achrioptera Manga

Achrioptera manga is a species of phasmid or stick insect of the genus Achrioptera, found in Madagascar and the Comoros Archipelago. Stick insects usually blend into their background, but the male A. manga is blue, standing out against the surrounding foliage.

3: Elephant Shrew

Elephant shrews, also called jumping shrews or sengis, are small insectivorous mammals native to Africa, belonging to the family Macroscelididae, in the order Macroscelidea.

4: Devil Stinger

Inimicus didactylus, also known as sea goblin, demon stinger or devil stinger, is a Western Pacific member of the Inimicus genus of venomous fishes, closely related to the true stonefishes. It can reach a body length of 25 cm (10 in) and is irregularly surfaced with spines and a knobby appearance.

5: Magnificent Frigatebird

The magnificent frigatebird is a seabird of the frigatebird family Fregatidae. With a length of 89–114 centimetres and wingspan of 2.17–2.44 m it is the largest species of frigatebird.

6:Goodfellow’s Tree-Kangaroo

Goodfellow’s tree-kangaroo, also called the ornate tree-kangaroo, is an endangered, long-tailed, bear-like mammal native to rainforests of New Guinea. Like most tree-kangaroos, it lives in the treetops and feeds on leaves or other plant matter.

7: Ghost Shark

The Australian ghostshark is a cartilaginous fish belonging to the subclass Holocephali. Sharks, rays and skates are the other members of the cartilaginous fish group and are grouped under the subclass Elasmobranchii.

8: Peacock Spider

Maratus volans is a species in the jumping spider family, belonging to the genus Maratus. These spiders are native to certain areas in Australia and occupy a wide distribution of habitats.

9: Bush Dog

The bush dog is a canine found in Central and South America. In spite of its extensive range, it is very rare in most areas except in Suriname, Guyana and Peru; it was first identified by Peter Wilhelm Lund from fossils in Brazilian caves and was believed to be extinct.

10: Lesser Mouse-Deer

The lesser mouse-deer, lesser Malay chevrotain, or kanchil is a species of even-toed ungulate in the family Tragulidae.

To conclude our list, let’s introduce the adorable lesser mouse-deer, or “kanchil.” Native to Southeast Asia, this timid and tiny even-toed ungulate holds the title of the world’s smallest hoofed mammal. Adult lesser mouse-deer typically measure about 18 inches in head-to-body length and weigh around 4.4 pounds.

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