Creature Curiosities

Discover more about the animals you’ll find in Curious Creatures and why I find them so intriguing.

Flying fish

Coconut crab

Giant oarfish

Duck-billed platypus

Beaver

Narwhal

Plumed Basilisk lizard

Rajah Brooke’s Birdwing butterfly

Poison dart frogs

Amazonian royal flycatcher

Praying Mantis

Scalloped hammerhead shark

Northern gannet

Gerenuk

Chinese water deer

Dragon wrasse & Mandarinfish 

Axolotl

Coral

Bactrian camel

Fennec fox

Giant squid

Patagonian mara

King-of-Saxony bird-of-paradise

Hummingbird hawk-moth

Devil lionfish

Manta ray

May bug

Sailfish

Macaroni penguin

Malayan tapir

Hermit crab

Peacock mantis shrimp

American white pelicans

Sea urchins

Mimic octopus

Chambered nautilus

Weedy sea dragon

Blue-footed booby

Elephant shrew

Okapi

Tufted puffin

Black-throated loon

Rhinoceros hornbill

Crested porcupine

Moths

Greater prairie chicken

Shoebill

Yeti crab

Nudibranchs

Pygmy seahorses

Jewel beetle

Longhorn cowfish

Pipefish

Kiwi

Mandarin duck

Lion’s mane jellyfish

Walrus

Moose

Amazonian leaf-footed bug

Cuttlefish

Caterpillars

Great grey owl

Long-eared jerboa

Brown-throated sloth

Golden pheasant

Tibetan fox

Jackson’s chameleon