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1 hour ago, ArcticThunder said:

The Surge Wrasse

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The surgewrasse or Thalassoma purpureum  is a species of wrasse native to the southeast Atlantic Ocean through the Indian and  Pacific Oceans, where it inhabits reef and rocky coastlines in areas of heavy wave action.

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It is normally found in depths of less than 10 metres (33 ft). 
It lives in females groups which are spread out over large areas of reef and which are dominated by a few males which grow much larger than females. It is a carnivorous species which preys on small invertebrates such as crabs and small fishes.
It is a protogynous hermaphrodite, females change sex to become males. 

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This unique ability along with its colours makes this animal and easy contender for the strange classification.

It’s colours look ultraviolet! It’s beautiful 😍 

I like the way it is so vibrant looking in the water but appear to become more pastel out of the water. It makes me wonder if there was a particular reason why they evolved that way...

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The Purple or Pink Grasshoppers 

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The rare insect was spotted by an amateur photographer near Ipswich, Suffolk

The colouring is caused by a genetic mutation that alters the insect's pigments

Few pink grasshoppers make it to adulthood as predators easily spot them.

His ass is grass.. hopper!

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