Wonderful cold-blooded wildlife
Red lionfish -
Striking in looks, the red lionfish is nonetheless a predatory member of the scorpionfish family.
Bulldog ant -
This is the most dangerous ant species in the world, a fact acknowledged by Guinness World Records.
Komodo dragon -
The Komodo dragon is the largest, heaviest lizard in the world—and one of the few with a venomous bite.
White-lipped island pit viper - A venomous pit viper species found in eastern Java and the Lesser Sunda Islands of Indonesia.
Golden poison frog -
Despite its diminutive size, the golden poison frog is likely the most toxic animal on the planet.
Kemp's ridley sea turtle -
Listed as Critically Endangered by the IUCN, Kemp's ridley sea turtle is the rarest species of sea turtle in the world.
Satanic leaf-tailed gecko - This weird-looking reptile calls Madagascar home.
Western diamondback rattlesnake -
Endemic to the southwestern United States and Mexico, the western diamondback rattlesnake has one of the most deadly bites in the world.
Plumed basilisk -
Native to Central America, this handsome species of lizard is distinguished by a crest on the back and tail, as well as large plumes on top of their heads.
Devils Hole pupfish -
The Devils Hole pupfish is the rarest fish in the world. It's found only in Devils Hole, a water-filled cavern in Death Valley National Park in Nevada.
Velvet ant -
Not an ant at all but in fact a wasp, this attractive critter is so named for its dense pile of hair, which most often is bright scarlet or orange.
Great raft spider -
A huge and hairy species of European arachnid, the great raft spider is semi-aquatic in its behavior.
Saltwater crocodile -
This fearsome beast native to Southeast Asia, northern Australia, and Micronesia is the world's largest living reptile. Fully grown, males can reach 7 m (23 ft).