Match These 10 Strange Creatures

TRS_Blog_DTOP_BelowTitle_336x280

No, they may not be in your backyard. Maybe they aren’t even in your state, region, or country. And maybe you’ll never see them in your lifetime, even if it’s all you conclude to seek from existence. But believe us when we say that — by land, air, and sea — we all have some awesomely strange neighbors with whom we share this wonderful world.

In the context of the quiz you’ll find below, it’s important to note that “strange” is a fluid term, in that it can equate to a “strange” appearance, a “strange” function, or even a bit of both.

Take the pacu fish, for example (pictured here, but not included in this quiz):

pacufish

What you’ll notice about the pacu fish — a South American freshwater fish — is just how closely its straight, square teeth resemble the teeth of human beings. Omnivorous with vegetative tendencies, they typically grind down fruits, nuts, and plants that fall into the water, though, like human beings, their teeth allow them to also lean into meat-eating land and grind down the shells and bones of their prey.

Neat, right!? And oh so strange, from the perspectives of both appearance and function. If you’re ready for some more strangeness, try your hand with the quiz below, and don’t forget to share your results with your friends!

Enjoy!


Lockerdome TRS – desktop
Proper TRS rainforestsite_belowcontent
The Rainforest Site is a place where people can come together to protect our environment for generations to come. In addition to signing important environmental petitions, shopping for the cause, and learning about the natural world, visitors can take just a moment each day to click on a green button to preserve vital wildlife habitat. Visit The Rainforest Site and click today - it's free!