23 Animal X-Rays That Will Amaze You
Every animal has evolved or was born with not only their own characteristics, but their own skeleton! These images will amaze you in seeing the form of animals like you've never seen before.
Trout are an important food source for humans and wildlife, including brown bears and birds of prey.
Kangaroos are marsupials that are endemic to Australia.
The fastest dogs have been clocked at speeds of up to 45 miles per hour.
The long, prehensile tale and the horns are clues that this is a horned chameleon.
The rounder skull and ears should tip you off that this is some kind of feline.
Bullfrogs are used in biology classes in schools for dissection and are sometimes kept as pets. They are very common and not at all endangered.
Piranha are known for their sharp teeth and powerful jaws that can quickly reduce an animal to a skeleton.
The humanlike skull should tip you off that this is a primate; the slight frame is a clue that it's not a gorilla.
Those flat, elongated teeth should immediately tip you off that you are looking at a horse.
Kiwis are flightless birds with elongated, narrow beaks that are native to New Zealand.
Although the woolly mammoth went extinct thousands of years ago, occasionally wonderfully preserved specimens like this baby mammoth are found in permafrost.
The peregrine falcon can reach speeds of up to 200 mph during its high-speed dives.
Most stingrays have one or more barbed stingers on the tail, which are used for self-defense.
Pelicans are characterized by a long beak and an expandable throat pouch used for catching prey and draining water from the scooped up contents before swallowing.
Their heads and necks resemble horses, but sea horses are actually fish.
Guinea pigs are not from Guinea, and are not pigs. They are rodents that originated in the Andes.
The Venus comb murex is a species of large, predatory sea snail.
Turtles are reptiles that all have bony shells that act as protective shields.
A cow has one stomach with four separate compartments to help it digest all the grass it consumes.
Lizards are reptiles that live on every continent except Antarctica.
Mollusk shells wash up on the beach after the animals inside die.
It may look like an alien, but it's actually the elongated skull of the hammerhead shark.
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