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Saturday, June 23, 2012

7 Slowest Animal in the World


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7 Slowest Animal in the World
Yocha News- Have you ever knew about the animals that are very slow?
moving slowly, struggling to get to places on the go with a long time. The following are the most slow-moving animals.


7. Koala (25mph)

Koala is a marsupial mammal that moves slowly and nocturnal animals. Hands and feet are specially adapted for climbing trees. koala sleeping in eucalyptus trees in the daytime. Koala is one of the protected species, but is threatened by habitat loss. - 7 Slowest Animal in the World


6. Gila Monster (15mph)

Gila Monster is a large lizard species, originally found in the United States and northern Mexico. Gila Monster has strong legs and long claws used for digging. Gila monsters spend most of their time in underground burrows. Gila monsters are usually eat mice, baby rabbits, and eggs of birds found in the soil. - 7 Slowest Animal in the World

5. Manatee (13mph)

Manatees are large marine mammals, and manatees are also known as sea cows. The manatees have an average weight of more than 500kg and can grow more than 4.5 meters. Despite their large size, they can survive up to 70 years. Manatee spend most of their time on the plant in warm, shallow waters of less than two meters. Manatees are herbivores and therefore only really eat water plants such as seaweed and algae.- 7 Slowest Animal in the World

4. Starfish (8mph)

Starfish with five arms are generally found attached to the disc center. Starfish does not depend on the frame and has a hydraulic water vascular system that help starfish move. -7 Slowest Animal in the World

3. Three-Toed Sloth (0.15mph)

Three-Toed Sloth is a member of the genus Bradypus and Bradypodidae family. Notoriously slow to move, the animals who are lazy. Which runs at a top speed of 0.15 mph. Three-Toed Sloth with the size of a small dog, with a combined head and body has a height of about 60 cm, and 3.5 to 4.5 kg animal weight. -7 Slowest Animal in the World

2. Giant Tortoise (0.13mph)

Giant tortoises are characteristic of certain tropical islands. They are one of the animals in the world's longest-lived, with an average age of 100 years or more. Turtle has a speed varies according to species. Turtles in the world's slowest speed has been calculated to have 0.13 to 0.30 mph. However, when they swim, the speed can reach 22 mph. - 7 Slowest Animal in the World

1. Slug (0.03mph)

Facts snail be the slowest animal in the world. He only has a maximum speed of 0.03 mph. Makes them easy to catch since prehistoric times. Slimy snail soft body susceptible to drying, so that the snails live confined to moist environments and must retreat to a hiding place when the weather is dry. -
7 Slowest Animal in the world


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