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Top 10 Beautiful Pink Animals

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There are numerous kinds of animals exists on planet Earth. We are still learning about animals and classifying them into various categories to get broader knowledge about them. Today we will discuss 10 pink animals on planet Earth. Pink animals also belong to the biological kingdom Animalia and they are multicellular animals that can move, consume organic material and reproduce sexually. There are many things that we can learn about biological and behaviors of various animals. Let discuss 10 pink animals on planet Earth,

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1. Axolotl

It is also known as Mexican salamander which is very closely related to the tiger salamander. It can reach up to a size of 12 inches in the length and weight will be around 8 pounds. Looks of both male and female are similar, so we need an expert to differentiate between the gender. Along with pink, Axolotl can be seen in brown, albino, white and black. Axolotl breathes from the gills like most aquatic animals, However, they can also breathe from the skin because of the dense network of capillaries.  It looks similar to Olm which has been listed as blind animals. Axolotl loves eating small fishes, mollusks, and insect larvae. The unique feature of Axolotl is that they can regenerate missing limbs, kidney, heart, and lungs. The average life of Axolotl is between 10 and 12 years. As per the International Union for the conservation of Nature, Axolotl are critically endangered species and can be only seen in Lake Xochimilco, near the Mexico City. The main reason for decreasing population is the urbanization of the Mexico City and water pollution. Also, they are used in scientific research because of their ability to regenerate limbs. Also, read about spiny animals in the world.

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2. Elephant Hawk Moth

It is also known as Deilephila elpenor. It is most commonly seen in central Europe and can reach up to 8 cm in length. Also, it has a horn at one end. The unique olive and pink markings on the body making it one of the identifiable moths found in gardens. It is one of the most colorful moths that can mostly see in bronzy green with pink stripes. They can range in various size, but their wings span can range between 45mm and 70mm. Elephant Hawk Moth can usually be seen in gardens, wastelands and in woodland carvings. Elephant Hawk Moth can maximum grow up to 90mm. The unique feature of Elephant Hawk Moth is that they have a horn on the last segment of their body. Elephant Hawk Moth mostly survives on willowherbs bedstraws and garden fuchsias. The caterpillar of the Elephant Hawk-moth is usually brown although in some cases it can be green. It was discovered by Carl Linnaeus, a Swedish botanist, in 1758. You must also know about beautiful Antarctic Animals.

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3. Flamingos

Flamingos are listed as one of the most beautiful birds in the world. It has a beautiful wingspan ranging from 3.3 – 5 feet. The feather of Flamingo is of red and pink color. It is because of the pigments in their food called carotenoids. Flamingos love to eat algae and shrimps. They have a unique way of eating where their heads are poisoned upside down because they suck water from food and filter it simultaneously. Flamingos used to hold their breath while feeding. They are spending 15 to 30 percent of the time in cleaning their feathers. Oil produced by one of their special glands used to spread on its feathers. These kinds of birds love to remain in large groups called colonies. Also, one colony consist of million birds. They have a lifespan of 20 and 30 years. It is one of the most beautiful pink animals in the world.

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4. Pygmy Seahorse

Pygmy Seahorse is one of the smallest known vertebrates. It is also known as Bargibant’s seahorse. Pygmy Seahorse is the newly discovered tiny species in the year 1969 by the scuba diver. He accidentally discovered this tiny species while collecting specimens for the Noumea Aquarium in New Caledonia. It has a maximum length of 2.4 cm which is even less than 1 inch. They used to come in two colors namely pale grey or purple with pink or red tubercles. It is created in such a way that color and shape will be approximately like the corals on which it survives. Not sure but they feed on tissues of the corals. Seahorse is one of the beautiful colour changing animals. They used to change color to get the attention of female seahorses by shaking their heads. Also, they used to flap its dorsal fin. Seahorses are also listed as one of the slowest animals in the world.

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5. Orchid Mantis

Orchid Mantis is native to rainforests of Malaysia and Indonesia. These beautiful insects can grow up to 7cm long. Also, female insects are twice as compared to males. Orchid has been added in the name because it looks like orchids. To protect them from the prey they use their camouflage to hide. During reproduction, female gives a cluster of 50-100 eggs. The babies are called nymphs. At the time of birth, they are red and black in color. However, they turn pink and white after their first moult.

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6. Web-Footed Gecko

It is also known as Namib sand gecko. Web-Footed Gecko is native to the south western coast of Africa. It comes in categories of both a reptile and a carnivore. The average lifespan of Web-Footed Gecko is 5 years and can grow up to a size of 4 to 6 inches. It is strictly a nocturnal lizard which loves to spend its daytime inside its burrows and comes outside at night to feed themselves. They have an extremely big eye to detect its prey. They love to eat crickets, grasshoppers, and small spiders. Males are little smaller than females. They used special sound for communication like clicks, squeaks, and croaks. They also have an ability to move very fast on sands. Also, they have an adhesive pad on their feet’s which can help them climb efficiently. They have an average size of 10cm in length.

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7. Roseate Skimmer

Roseate Skimmer is one of the beautiful aerial predators that love to eat other insects. They used to come in numerous shapes and colors. It is a pink colored dragonfly that is known for its aggressive nature. Roseate Skimmer native to the Americas. They can be seen from the United States to Brazil. Dragonfly is also listed among shortest living animals in the world. Male Roseate Skimmer has a rose pink and red abdomen. However, female Roseate Skimmer has an orange-brown abdomen along with clear orange veins. They have a brown pterostigma at the edges of the wings. Apart from this most of the wings are mostly clear. They have a wide range of habitat, but they need open water.

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8.Dragon Millipede

It is also known as shocking pink dragon millipede because of its pink color. It can grow up to a size of 3cm.Dragon Millipede has a gland that produces poisonous hydrogen cyanide to protect themselves from predators. Due to cyanide, it smells like almonds. It is also named in top 10 new list of 2008 by the International Institute for Species Exploration. It was formally discovered in the year 2007 in a specimen collected in the Uthai Thani Province of Thailand. Also, it loves to live on leaf litter. Motyxia is the only known millipedes that are listed under bioluminescent animals.

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9. Hopkin’s Rose Nudibranch

Hopkin’s Rose Nudibranch usually seen in the central and northern California coast. It is a type of sea slug. It can be seen in a bright colored pink that usually grow about an inch. It was discovered by Timothy Hopkins and hence the name. The gills are on the tail end. Because of the rising temperature, they are usually seen along tide pools far north of their usual habitat. This is a matter of concern because this species has never spotted this far north.

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10. Pink Robin

This beautiful bird usually famous for its red breast is native to southeastern Australia. It is basically seen in temperate forests or tropical or subtropical moist lowland forests. It can grow up to 5.3 in length. It has a black pill and dark brown eyes and legs. The male usually was seen with a white crown and pink breast. It also has grey upperparts along with wings and tail. However, the female comes in grey-brown plumage. One of the fascinating pink animals among birds.

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So, please share your favorite pink animals among all these listed above. Also, you can share the name of any other animal which we have not listed.

 

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