Ten weirdest animals (Part 1)
Scientists have outlined a list of the 10 oddest species:
Bone-breaking horror frog: In May 2008, biologists described a hairy frog that actively breaks its own bones to produce claws that puncture their way out of the frog’s toe pads, probably when it is threatened.
Solar-powered sea slug: Elysia chlorotica is a lurid-green sea slug with a gelatinous leaf-shaped body that lives along the Atlantic seaboard of the US. When it feeds on algae it absorbs chlorophyll and steals some plant genes that let it live for up to a year on sunlight alone.
World’s smallest snake: Blair Hedges, of Pennsylvania State University, discovered the world’s smallest snake, Leptotyphlops carlae.