Top 10 Most Beautiful Animals in the world

Natural beauty appeals everyone and attracts every sight towards itself. Nature has provided us with many different beautiful animals existing around us. Animals have always been at the very centre of human cultures. They were gods for the Egyptians, bad devils in Medieval Europe, genies in ancient China, along with the spirits of their predecessors for Africans. At a time while numerous species get disappeared, and others are endangered, humans are largely responsible for all. We must begin to take action to help endangered animals as well as to help reduce extinction events.  

Find below The Top 10 list of  Most Beautiful Animals in the world

10. Harlequin Shrimp (Hymenocera picta)

By Steve Childs
The Harlequin Shrimp, Hymenocera picta, is one kind of the prettiest tiny shrimp due to its amazing and colorful patterns. It is just about 5 cm in length, stay in pairs and feed especially on starfish. Most of them hunt in pairs, turning starfish upside-down to prevent the starfish to crawl away. The shrimps then simply pull the starfish alive to their dwelling-place on the reef, to allow them to enjoy the victim without interruptions. These kinds of shrimp are generally found in Hawaii through the Indo-Pacific below the intertidal zone on coral reefs.

9. Labord's chameleon (Furcifer labordi)

By Frank Vassen
Furcifer labordi is a species of chameleon endemic to Madagascar. Well known for its incredible life span history, Labord’s chameleon is a wonderful and also specific creature, with a compressed body, stunning colouring, and turret-like eye region. This chameleon has an obligate year-long lifecycle. It lives for only around 4 to 5 months which makes it the speediest lifespan ever disclosed for a four legged vertebrate.

8. Mandarin Duck  (Aix galericulata)

By Kev Chapman
Aix galericulata habitat is in densely wooded locations close to shallow ponds, marshes and also lakes. They nest in cavities in bushes near to water and during the springtime, the females put their eggs in the tree's cavity after mating. The Mandarin duck distribution is from eastern Siberia, China, and Japan and winters in southern China and Japan.

7. Green tree python (Morelia viridis)

By Micha L. Rieser
Morelia viridis is a tropical rainforest python inhabiting predominantly lower montane and lowland rainforest ecosystem within the range of 0 to 2000 m. Green tree python will often be found in secondary woodlands and areas of re-growth. Its main habitat is basically in rainforests, bushes, shrubs and vegetations. In Australia the species is limited to the rainforests of eastern Cape York Peninsula in far north Queensland. It is also broadly distributed in Papua New Guinea and Irian Jaya.

6. Sumatran Tiger (Panthera tigris sumatrae)

By Toshihiro Gamo
Sumatran tigers are the smallest remaining tiger subspecies and are recognized by beautiful significant black colored stripes on their orange coats. The Panthera tigris sumatrae tiger subspecies exists exclusively on the Sumatra island, Indonesia. Since late as 1978, scientists projected the population of Sumatran tigers at one thousand. At present less than 400 Sumatran tigers exist.

5. Poison Dart Frog (Dendrobates azureus)

By Chris Williamson
Dendrobates azureus is a poison dart frog native to Suriname and Brazil. Their habitat is in the forests amongst the savannah. The incredibly noticeable colouration functions as an alert to potential predators of its lethal toxic properties. Its skin area is covered with lots of glands that secrete poisons that able to paralyzing and killing predators.

4. Mandarin Fish  (Synchiropus splendidus)

By David Robb

Also known as mandarin dragonet, Synchiropus splendidus, is a mini, vibrant coloured member of the dragonet family, which is native to the Pacific ocean, somewhere between Ryukyu Islands south to Australia. This remarkable beautiful fish is famous in the saltwater aquarium trade.

3. Emerald Swallowtail Butterfly (Papilio palinurus

Papilio palinurus is a butterfly found generally in South East Asia and considered one of the very few green-butterflies ever discovered. It is also known as Emerald Peacock or Green-banded Peacock Swallowtail. Several subspecies of this butterflies are found in Burma, Indonesia, Borneo and Philippines.

2. Greater Bird of Paradise (Paradisaea apoda)

By Andrea Lawardi
As a result of early trade-skins to reach European countries were set up without feet by local people, this resulted in the misinterpretation that these kind of birds were beautiful guests from paradise which were kept aloft by their plumes and never touched the earth until death. Paradisaea apoda is distributed to lowland and also mountain jungles of southwest New Guinea and Aru Islands, Indonesia.

1. Crown Jellyfish (Cephea cephea)

By Henry Jager
The crown jellyfishes are part of the order Coronatae. They are generally recognized from any other jellyfish by the look of an intense groove running around the umbrella, giving them the crown structure from which they take their name. Cephea cephea occassionaly drifts inshore but is mostly oceanic, broadly distributed in waters from the mid-Pacific through the Indo-Pacific to the Red Sea, and in the Atlantic off West Africa. The stunning appearance of this creature make it placed in the number one position of Most Beautiful Wild Animals in the world.

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