Most Amazing Transparent Animals

in Society

Our planet is full of uniqueness. Do you believe that animal world is the same? Let take a look at ten amazing transparent animals below and you can find how interesting the world is.

 

Transparent frog


Glass frogs have semitransparent skin so that their internal organs can be seen clearly with normal eyes. They are reported to live near rivers and streams during bleeding season in order to lay their eggs in the water or on leaves. Grass frog subdivides into 60 species in total in which many of them are on the endangered list.

 


This interesting frog can be found found in South America, Mexico, and Panama.

This interesting frog can be found found in South America, Mexico, and Panama.

 

Transparent butterfly


Transparent butterfly can be found in Central America, from Mexico to Panama. The brush-footed butterfly has tissue between the veins of wings like grass. For this reason, this unusual insect earns the common English nickname “glasswing”.

 


The brush-footed butterfly has tissue between the veins of wings like grass

The brush-footed butterfly has tissue between the veins of wings like grass

 

Transparent zebrafish created by scientists


The Zebrafish was created in 2008 by scientists from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. The see-through fish is engineered to attribute to the idea how cancer spreads, produce new drugs and cardiovascular imaging agents.

 


The Zebrafish was created in 2008 by scientists from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine.

The Zebrafish was created in 2008 by scientists from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine.

 

Transparent amphipo


Transparent amphipo has been discovered recently in a deep-sea mountain range in the North Atlantic. The animal shows everything it has from inside thanks to the completely transparent body.

 


Transparent Amphipo was discovered in an explotation recently.

Transparent amphipo was discovered in an explotation.

 

Transparent head fish


Transparent head fish, or Macropinna microstoma, is the wonderful creature of the sea. Scientists discovered the strange little animal in 1939 but until 2004 they saw mangled bodies caught by fishing nets. The unique fish has a transparent head which allows tubular eyes rotate through fluid-filled shield on its head. The light-sensitive eyes can rotate upward overhead, back or forward.

 


The two spots above its mouth are analogous to human nostrils.

The two spots above its mouth are analogous to human nostrils.

 


The creature lives in the depth of 700-800 meters with almost no oxygen and 5 degree water temperature.

The creature lives in the depth of 700-800 meters with almost no oxygen and 5 degree water temperature.

 

Transparent squid


Teuthowenia pellucida only appears in the southern hemisphere. The small squid owns a body of 200 mm in size, little light organs on its eyes and ability to roll into a ball.

Teuthowenia pellucida only appears in the southern hemisphere. The small squid owns a body of 200 mm in size, little light organs on its eyes and ability to roll into a ball.

 

Transparent icefish


Transparent icefish lives in cold water around Antarctica and southern South America. The metabolism is said to be absorbed directly through the skin from the water.

 


The crocodile icefish has transparent blood, no hemoglobin

The crocodile icefish has transparent blood and no hemoglobin

 

Transparent Salp


The jellyfish-like animal is called phytoplankton (marine algae).

The jellyfish-like animal is called phytoplankton (marine algae).

 

 

Related links:

Cheetahs: Best Friends of San Tribe

Spanish Queen Sofia Cares for Panda Babies

Strangest and Funniest Ideas

Author Box
Henry Funk has 365 articles online and 19 fans

I am the fan of news on society and culture. I am currently the lecturer in social major. In free time, I am fond of reading articles and joining social activities.

+
Add New Comment

Most Amazing Transparent Animals

Log in or Create Account to post a comment.
     
*
*
Security Code: Captcha Image Change Image
This article was published on 2010/11/19
New Articles