-
x

Meet New Friends!

Recommended friends are based on your interests. Make sure they are up to date.

Friends
Kidzworld Logo

Adorable but Deadly!

One of the world’s most bizarre animals is called the Hispaniolan Solenodon.

It looks a little bit like an overgrown shrew – it’s quite big, has a long thin snout and can attack passing insects with its deadly poisonous bite!

This nocturnal animal can only be found in two countries of the world: the Dominican Republic and Haiti.

Researchers say more needs to be done to protect these creatures as they are under threat from deforestation and hunters.

Related stories:
271 Comments

Related Stories

Micro_bug-bites-micro
While most bug bites and stings are just a tiny bit painful, itchy or annoying, there are some in...
With the flick Ant Bully, out, we thought we'd take a closer look at this industrious insect.
Some vomit while others just shoot blood out of their eyeballs. Find out more about the freaky th...
Have you heard it takes seven hornet stings to kill a horse, three an adult human and two a child?
F989244339015

What's the Scariest Animal?

  • Sharks.
  • Homework-asaurus Rex.
  • Spiders.
  • Big Sisters.

Random In The Forums

LILDUA
LILDUA posted in Say Anything:
its about 10:53 PM.
reply 15 minutes
Pink_Cool_Girl
Pink_Cool_Girl posted in General:
Lool:3Why Hillary Cruise no runny rush?!!
reply 17 minutes
LILDUA
LILDUA posted in General:
because ur dog is tired of eating food.. XD why u act so stupid?
reply 25 minutes
spidey
spidey posted in General:
because they get bored why does my dog chew on shoes?
reply 27 minutes
SoccerSuperStar02
1:38 pm Eastern US
reply 29 minutes