25 Animals With Insane Survival Adaptations

You’re about to see animals that have developed some of the most insane survival adaptations. These could very well be the coolest animals in the world! From squirting blood out of their eyes to stabbing their ribs through their owns chests these are 25 animals with insane survival adaptations.

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Shooting Blood

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When the Texas Horned Lizard feels threatened it literally shoots blood out of its eyeballs.


Dirty mouths

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The mouth of a wild Komodo dragon is so filthy that many times it will bite its prey and then follow it around until it dies from the resulting infection. In fact, scientists aren’t entirely sure how wild dragons survive with so much bacteria on their tongues.


Shock Waves

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The pistol shrimp can snap its claw so quickly that it creates a pressure wave in the surrounding water. The resulting bang is louder than a jet engine and hotter than the surface of the sun.


Breaking bones

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The hairy frog, a Central American species, cracks its own toe bones and shoves them through its feet to create sharp claws whenever it feels threatened.


Rib spikes

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The hairy frog isn’t the only creature that uses its own bones as weapons. The Spanish ribbed newt shoves its ribs through its chest to ward off predators. Fortunately for them, newts are known for quick healing skin.

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