Did you know there are more than 8.7 million different species of animals in the world? That’s right, but the number looks set to rise as we continue to explore the depths of the oceans and rainforests in search of critters that have gone undiscovered for so long. Although many of us have furry companions in our homes, there are some rare animals that look so strange it seems as though they came from some alien planet. Who would’ve thought so many weird and wonderful creatures could live right here on Earth?
You might think you’re looking at a thorn on a twig, but this is actually a bug; the umbonia spinosa to be precise. These little critters are found all over South America and are usually pale green, red, and yellow in color.
Perhaps it’s no wonder that their dorsal fin has earned these bugs the nickname the thorn bug? To top it off, groups of umbonia spinosa usually collect together after heavy rains which can make any bush seem as though it’s suddenly covered in thorns.
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