In the age of high-definition and LED, people have grown incredibly accustomed to the neon colors and artificial brightness that infuse our world. That’s why when we see technicolor macaws flying among tree canopies or slugs coated in pepto bismol pink, we’re reminded that nature can offer just as many stop-what-you’re-doing-and-check-this-out sights as your latest mobile app. A beautiful look at the world’s most incredibly colorful animals you’ve (probably) never seen:
Incredibly Colorful Animals: Pink Slugs
On the 5,000 foot peak of Mount Kaputar in northern New South Wales, hundreds of bright pink slugs have recently been sighted. Though the eight-inch fluorescent creatures stick out like a sore thumb in their current environment, scientists think at one time, when rain forests dominated the area’s topography, they probably fit in quite well.