Mantis Shrimp - These marine crustaceans are also known as prawn killers, sea locusts and thumb splitters. The Mantis Shrimp kill their prey by either spearing, stunning or dismembering them.

Mantis Shrimp - These marine crustaceans are also known as prawn killers, sea locusts and thumb splitters. The Mantis Shrimp kill their prey by either spearing, stunning or dismembering them.

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»✿❤Carleen❤✿« The wood frog has garnered attention by biologists over the last century because of its freeze tolerance. Antifreeze-like blood lets frogs freeze and thaw with winter's whims. They endure this annual popsicle phase with help from cryoprotectants, substances circulating in their blood that lower the freezing point of their body fluids

»✿❤Carleen❤✿« The wood frog has garnered attention by biologists over the last century because of its freeze tolerance. Antifreeze-like blood lets frogs freeze and thaw with winter's whims. They endure this annual popsicle phase with help from cryoprotectants, substances circulating in their blood that lower the freezing point of their body fluids

This isn't your average squirrel. It's an Indian Giant Squirrel and you probably won't get a chance to see this guy in the wild unless you're very high up in the canopy of an Indian rainforest.

This isn't your average squirrel. It's an Indian Giant Squirrel and you probably won't get a chance to see this guy in the wild unless you're very high up in the canopy of an Indian rainforest.

Red owl (Tyto soumagnei). Also known as the Madagascar red owl, Madagascar grass-owl and Soumange's owl.

Red owl (Tyto soumagnei). Also known as the Madagascar red owl, Madagascar grass-owl and Soumange's owl.

The Lowland Streaked Tenrec is cute, but you have to watch out for this creature found in Madagascar, Africa. It’s covered in tiny little barbs and it is reportedly the only mammal known to use stridulation for generating sound. Usually, only insects and snakes make that kind of noise.

The Lowland Streaked Tenrec is cute, but you have to watch out for this creature found in Madagascar, Africa. It’s covered in tiny little barbs and it is reportedly the only mammal known to use stridulation for generating sound. Usually, only insects and snakes make that kind of noise.

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