Do you believe in the theory of evolution as revealed by scientists such as Charles Darwin? If yes, would you agree that living things that exist today can survive thanks to evolution. Evolution makes plants and animals can adapt to the environment.
Speaking of evolution, the process of change originated from mutations that occur in living bodies. For you who forgot, mutations are changes in genes that result in changes in the body. Interestingly, in several animals, there is a process of mutation and evolution make them have super abilities. Here are some examples.
1. Lightning-speed Stomps of Secretary Birds
No, this is not a bird that lives in the office. Secretary Bird (Sagittarius Serpentarius) is a species of large birds from Africa, and even become a state symbol of South Africa.
The ability of this bird is lightning spped and super strength stomp equal to self-defense experts. Yes, secretary birds only takes 15 milliseconds to launch a kick strength of 400 kilograms.
|Secretary bird with its lightning-speed stomps. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1cweLD)|
2. Chopsticks Teeth of Naked Mole Rat
These types of mice looks disgusting because almost no hair on its body. But make no mistake, the naked mole-rat (Heterocephalus Glaber) this proved not to be affected by cancer and live longer, up to 30 years!
Staying in the ground forcing the rat to evolve, especially the teeth. Not many know when naked mole teeth sticking out of its mouth that can move on their own. Yes, that's right, like chopsticks.
|Naked mole rat. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1cweZV)|
3. Clean Itself Eggs of Guillemot Birds
Guillemot birds (Cepphus sp.) live around the beach or cliffs as well as live in colonies that the number of members to nearly millions of birds. High density of 'population' clear lead to big problems, such as dirt lots everywhere to even mounting.
Naturally these conditions dangerous for eggs, which incidentally has pores to breathe chicks in it. Piled dirt could certainly lead candidate dead bird in the egg.
|Guillemot birds. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1cweiU)|
4. Rock Climbing abilities of Loricariidae Catfish
In the Orinoco river in Venezuela inland, scientists discovered a new species of catfish with super abilities, not just get out of the water but also to climb rocks! The species belonging to the Loricariidae family is claimed to have never been seen before in other parts of the Earth.
The Loricariidae catfish can climb the rock because it has a large suction mouth which can be embedded in the rock and a pair of strong fins like legs. Amazingly, this catfish fins can move on their own either step back or forward.
|Loricariidae catfish. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1cweql)|
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