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Try saying four-striped grass mouse ten times fast! These little critters may live in groups, but they do NOT like sharing food. They forage alone. . . . . . .

Doesn't this Alaotran gentle lemur look like the sweetest little primate EVER?! These lemurs like to live like nuclear families: one female, one male, and their offspring. AND they can swim! . . . . . .

Although the name gila monster might sound frightening, these lizards aren't monsters at all! The are, however, one of the few venomous lizards in the world, so steer clear of these bad boys. One chomp and you're in for loads of pain. . . . . .

The Bali Myna not only looks amazing, but it sounds cool too! This beautiful birds vocalizations are so unique they DEFY description. Try imagining hisses, chirps, trills, and vibrations all at once. Hard right?! . . . . .

Lorikeets devote 70% of their day to eating. Finally, a bird we can relate too! Jokes aside, this bird feeds by preening (licking) its feathers. If the nectar stuck to its feathers starts to ferment, it can get DRUNK! . . . . . . .

This veiled chameleon's cone head is the bee's knees! It is filled with ridges and channels that funnel dew and rain into the chameleon's mouth. A drink of water is just a blink away. . . . . .

Fire-Bellied toads' are as spicy as they look! They have the ability to secrete a milky substance that irritates the eyes and mouth of their attackers. This scares predators from EVER returning again. . . . . . .

This agouti's teeth are EVERYTHING! They're the only mammals in their native range that can open up the husk of the Brazil nut. They also form bonded pairs and breed year round. . . . . . . .

WOW is the flash of blue on the Blue Crowned Motmot beautiful! Even though these birds usually dine on fruit, they occasionally indulge on a mouse or two. . . . . . . .

Margays are the royalty of the treetops! They have specialized that let them run HEAD FIRST down trees as fast as squirrels. . . . . . .

This adorable little marsupial is the bandicoot! They poke around with their snoots to find snacks like bugs and larvae leaving behind small conical holes. These are called snout pokes! 😍 . . . . . . . . .

The Indian Red Admiral is known for its love of humans! These stunning insects also love a good rotting fruit to nosh on. . . . . .

This ghost glass frog is Costa Rica's LARGEST glass frog species. When this nocturnal amphibian sleeps during the day, it folds its limbs perfectly onto leaves to camouflage right in! 📸: @mario_aldecoa, @bravewilderness . . . . .

Does this Fischer's turaco remind anyone else of @pink?? These beauties have the ability to stay completely still for HOURS. Imagine being able to do that same. . . . . . .

This sloth bear's hair is INSANE. They have specialized nostrils that can close completely to protect them from dust. . . . . .

This baby bongo needs to learn some manners. Doesn't he know it's RUDE to stick out his tongue?? These cuties are known to munch on burnt wood after a lightning storm. Wondering if this tastes like extra dark toast... . . . . .

This African bullfrog is a post-indulgence mood! This is the LARGEST bullfrog in southern Africa. They sometimes get as big as a dinner plate!! . . . . .

Black swans are known for their fierce, jealous tempers. So basically all black swans are fire signs. Be cautious around this savage, majestic bird! . . . . . .

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