존재하는 줄 몰랐던 이상한
Red-lipped Batfish 빨간 입술의 박쥐고기
Found on the Galapagos Islands,
this fish is actually a pretty bad swimmer, and uses its pectoral fins to walk
on the bottom of the ocean.
Goblin Shark 도깨비 상어
This rare shark is sometimes even
called a “living fossil”, “is the only extant representative of the family Mitsukurinidae,
a lineage some 125 million years old.”
이 희귀한 상어는 가끔 "살아있는 화석"이라고 불리워 지는데 거의 125백만년이나 내려온 미추큐리니대 라는 가문을 대표하여 현존하는 유일한 물고기다.
Goblin sharks inhabit around the
world at depths greater than 100 m (330 ft), with adults found deeper than
juveniles. Given the depths at which it lives, the goblin shark poses no danger
The Panda Ant 판다 개미
The Mutillidae are a family
of more than 3,000 species of wasps (despite the names) whose wingless females
resemble large, hairy ants.
Found in Chile, they are known
for their extremely painful stings, hence the common name cow killer or cow
Black and white specimens are
sometimes known as panda ants due to their hair coloration resembling that of
the Chinese giant panda.
Penis Snake 자지 뱀
This, uhm… peculiar eyeless
animal is actually called Atretochoana
eiselti. It is a large, presumably aquatic,
caecilian amphibian with a broad, flat head and a fleshy dorsal fin on the
Umbonia Spinosa 움보니아 스피노사
These thorn bugs are related to
cicadas, and use their beaks to pierce plant stems to feed upon their sap. Their
strange appearance still poses many questions to scientists.
Lowland Streaked Tenrec 낮은 지역의 줄무니가 있는 텐렉
(고슴도치 비슷한 마다가스카르섬산(産)의 식충 동물)
Found in Madagascar, Africa, this
small tenrec is the only
mammal known to use stridulation for generating sound †something that’s usually
associated with snakes and insects.
Hummingbird Hawk-Moth 벌새 포도 박각시
As this hawk-moth feeds on
flowers and makes a similar humming sound, it looks a lot like a
What’s interesting is that it is surprisingly good at learning colors.
Glaucus Atlanticus 글라우크스 아틀랜티쿠스
Also known as
dragon, this creature is a is a species of blue
Mantis Shrimp 사마귀 새우
this is one of the most common
predators in tropical and sub-tropical waters; little is known about them,
however, because of how much time they spend hiding in their burrows.
Venezuelan Poodle Moth 베네주엘라 푸둘 나방
Discovered in Venezuela in 2009,
this new species of alien-looking moth is still poorly explored. Waiting for
more info about them!
The Pacu Fish 파쿠 물고기
You probably don’t need much
explanation as to why the residents of Papua New Guinea call this fish a “ball
The local fishermen were really
worried about the safety of their testicles when they had to get in the
Giant Isopod 거대한 등각류
This one is the largest of the
“The enormous size of the giant
isopod is a result of a phenomenon known as deep sea gigantism.
This is the tendency of deep sea crustaceans and
other animals to grow to a much larger size than similar species in shallower
The Saiga Antelope 사이가 영양
This saiga, spread around
the Eurasian steppe, is known for its an extremely unusual, over-sized, flexible
nose structure, the proboscis.
The Blue Parrotfish 파란 비늘돔
This bright blue fish can be found
in the waters of the Atlantic Ocean, and spends 80% of its time searching for
Indian Purple Frog 인도의 자주색 개구리
Found in India, this species of
frog have bloated body and an unusually pointy snout; it only spends two weeks a
year on the surface of earth, leaving the underground for mating. (Image
Shoebill 황새와 비슷한 부리가 큰 새
This large stork-like bird gets
its name because of the shape of its beak.
Even though it was already known
to ancient Egyptians and Arabs, the bird was only classified in 19th
This mammal is native to the
Democratic Republic of the Congo in Central Africa. Despite the zebra-like
stripes, it is actually more closely related to giraffes.
This toothed whale, found in the arctic,
has been valued for over 1000 years by the Inuit people for its meat and
Thorny Dragon 가시많은 용.
Coloured in camouflaging shades of desert browns, this lizard has
a “false” head, which he presents to his predators by dipping the real
Scotoplanes live on deep ocean bottoms, specifically on the
abyssal plain in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Ocean, typically at depths of
over 1000 meters.
한국 전통예절 연구원 = 善光 김 정 =