1. Mantis Shrimp: Strange Animals Also called the “sea locusts “, “prawn killers” and even “thumb splitters”, 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. 2. The Blue Parrot Fish: This bright blue fish can be found in the waters of the Atlantic Ocean, and spends 80% of its time searching for food.
3. Okapi: 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. 4. The Saiga Antilope: This saiga, spread around the Eurasian steppe, is known for its an extremely unusual, over-sized, flexible nose structure, the proboscis.