TOP 10 MOST SLOWEST ANIMALS ON THIS PLANET

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Top 10 Slowest Animals On Earth

Perhaps you would have expected a list of the fastest animals in the world ? That speaks to who wins the race, but we list ten of the slowest animals for you. Take your time!

10. Gilamonster

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This lizard got its name because it lived mainly at the Gila River in Arizona. The beast has a black body with pink to red spots and very wigy scales. His tail is almost as thick as his head and he has sturdy claws that he can dig well. Not really an ergonomic body so. The Gilamonster moves little and is very slow. He can defend himself well against his animal enemies. A bite of the Gilamonster is poisonous: it affects the nervous system causing paralysis. Gilam monsters can take a long time without food, the need to move is very small.

9. Koala bear

koala - TOP 10 MOST SLOWEST ANIMALS ON THIS PLANETDiliff / wikicommons

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They are very cute to see those koala bears. But they are notorious sloths. They move quite quickly up in their tree, but once there, they generally move very little and then very slowly. Perhaps these beasts know that they are so cute that people or other enemies will not attack them?

8. American Woodcut

Amerikaanse houtsnip - TOP 10 MOST SLOWEST ANIMALS ON THIS PLANETguizmo_68 / flickr

This bird is about 28 cm high and is the world’s slowest bird. The American woodcut usually resides in low bushes beside water or on the coastline. He occurs mainly in the US and Canada and is a migratory bird. If he is somewhere in a fixed place, he will move very slowly. Only at night he emerges from his protection and he is looking for rainworms and other little animals he would like to desire.

7. Lamentijn (sea cow)

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The manatee is a marine mammal that has existed for more than 50 million years .
Perhaps you know this animal better like sea cow. Manatees also seem like elephants. Underwater elephants then. These peaceful animals mainly eat plants and can grow up to four meters and weigh over 600 kilograms. Not really a body so to blast through the seas. They are not only very slow but also very lazy. They live in warm, shallow waters and “float” all day long. In a matter of minutes, they come up to sniff their nose with the nose. Unfortunately, due to their quiet lifestyle, they are regularly inspired by boats.

6. Lori

lori - TOP 10 MOST SLOWEST ANIMALS ON THIS PLANETAlex Pyron / Wikicommons

 TOP 10 MOST SLOWEST ANIMALS ON THIS PLANET
 Lori’s are very cute, small, soft pels and eyes that all go out . They have paws that look very similar to human hands. They are tragic animals. They defend themselves against their enemies with a soft poison. Therefore, they usually stay far away. The Loris simply do not tend to move much. They are also nocturnal animals.

5. Giant turtle

reuzenschildpad - TOP 10 MOST SLOWEST ANIMALS ON THIS PLANETMfield / wikicommons

Everyone knows that turtles are slow animals. These are the slowest reptiles in the world. Logically, they must take that very heavy shield and they have only little paws in comparison to their body. The slowest species of turtles are the giant turtles. They can weigh up to 300 kilograms and get a length of about 1.3 meters. It takes a while before they are so big. But no need, these animals live long, they can be 100 years old. Why would you rush if you have such a long life for you ?

4. Starfish

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Starfish, you know from the beach. There are more than 2000 different types of. They have a star-shaped body and usually five elongated arms. Some species have spikes, others have a smooth body surface. At the bottom of the arms are tube feet with sticky naps with which they move. Slow down the bottom of the sea. They are not very active either for the rest: to couples, they put their sex cells down into the seawater. Do not worry too much, it seems.

3. Three-legged sloth

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Well, his name says it himself. These animals weigh up to 70 centimeters long maximum five kilograms.They are very slow tree inhabitants. They feed on what is present in the tree, namely leaves and twigs.To feed themselves, they must not leave the tree. Once a week, they reach the ground. There they are less safe than in the tree. But occasionally these animals must also go to the toilet. Also for their personal hygiene they stay between the branches. Luiaards take care of each other’s fur by plucking it out. That way they get algae that replenishes their diet of leaves.

2. Tuinslak

Tuinslak - TOP 10 MOST SLOWEST ANIMALS ON THIS PLANETMichael Gäbler / wikicommons

This animal knows you. From the dirty stripes on your terrace. But it’s slow animals. Suppose they have to spend a kilometer, she would cost 21 hours.

1. Sea horses

zeepaard - TOP 10 MOST SLOWEST ANIMALS ON THIS PLANETFlorin DUMITRESCU / wikicommons

From a seahorse you might know that it swims very slowly (straight). The sea horses have an internal and external skeleton and are therefore far too hard for many other marine animals to serve as food. So do not swim away from enemies. Both of their eyes can move them independently, so they do not have to turn their entire body to follow something. In short, there are few reasons for a seahorse to be fast.

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