JAN 26, 2017 5:43 PM PST

Animal Superpowers You Won't Believe

WRITTEN BY: Jennifer Ellis

Animals with exceptional features have always been an interesting point of discussion. How did so many evolve? And so differently from each other? The number of species within various animal classes is astounding, and they all have their own unique characteristics.

Here are a few animals you might have never heard of but that have serious animal powers like they were taken from a comic book. From the hairy frog that can protrude claws from its skin, similar to Wolverine in Xmen, to the Parasitoid Wasp that can zombify its host with venom that blocks the chemical octopamine, which controls insect motor function, these animals are sure to give new meaning to evolution of superpowers.

(Video: Origins Explained)
About the Author
  • I love all things science and am passionate about bringing science to the public through writing. With an M.S. in Genetics and experience in cancer research, marketing and technical writing, it is a pleasure to share the latest trends and findings in science on LabRoots.
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