Hi, I'm Andrew and I’m just a simple 19 year old guy and zoology student that posts random factoids about obscure animals and general animal science/zoology/biology stuff so if you like animals this is the place for you, if you only like cute animals this is not the place for you… Also I can ID any animals you might need identified (just submit them to me).

Disclamer: none of the pictures are mine unless stated

Family Callidulidae: An unusual family of moths known as "Old World Butterfly-moths. Callidulids are a family of butterfly like moths which are distributed throughout southeast Asia and Oceania. Callidulids can exhibit both day and night flying behavior and typically hold their wings over thier backs like butterflies. Thier closest relatives are know truly known but they are thought to be close to hook-tip and geometer moths.

Image: L. Shyamal


Fangtooth Moray

(Enchelycore anatina)

also known as the Tiger Moray, the fangtooth is a species of moray eel that can be found throughout the eastern Atlantic and some islands like the Canary Islands. The name tiger or fangtooth comes from the animals bright almost tiger like yellow coloration, but it’s most remarkable feature is it’s elongated jaw which is armed with a number of long teeth that are as clear as glass. they can also grow up to four feet long!




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