Bright Yellow Animals

These animals will definitely catch your attention with their unusual bright colors

Eyelash Viper
The Eyelash viper is a venomous snake that is native to Central and South America. Small and arboreal, these beautiful creatures are characterized by a wide array of color variations, as well as the modified scales above the eyes that look much like eyelashes. The eyelashes are thought to aid in camouflage, breaking up the snake's outline among the foliage where it hides. There is a myth among villagers in some small areas of South America that ...
the Eyelash viper will wink, flashing its "eyelashes" at its victim, following a venomous strike. In fact, snakes are not physiologically capable of such behavior, as they have no eyelids and can not close their eyes.
Discover more
Golden Oriole
The Golden oriole is a small songbird that breeds in Northern Hemisphere temperate regions and spends the winter season in central and southern Africa. The male of this species is striking in the typical oriole black and yellow plumage, but the female is a drabber green bird. Orioles are shy, and even the male with its bright coloration is remarkably difficult to see in the dappled yellow and green leaves of the canopy. Interestingly, the call ...
of these birds is a screech like a jay, but the song is a beautiful fluting 'weela-wee-ooo or or-iii-ole', unmistakable once heard.
Discover more
Golden Lion Tamarin
Golden lion tamarins, also known as Golden marmosets, are small New World monkeys. They are native to the Atlantic coastal forests of Brazil and are an endangered species. Golden lion tamarins get their name from their bright reddish-orange pelage and the extra-long hairs around the face and ears which give them a distinctive mane. These little creatures are active for a maximum of 12 hours daily and use different sleeping nests each day. This ...
behavior is in fact a smart antipredatory strategy. By frequently moving their sleeping nests around, groups minimize the scent left behind, reducing the likelihood of predators finding them.
Discover more
American Goldfinch
The American goldfinch is a small North American songbird. The male and the female differ in appearance. The male is a vibrant yellow in the summer and an olive color during the winter, while the female is a dull yellow-brown shade that brightens only slightly during the summer. The male gets its brightly colored plumage during the breeding season to attract a mate. During courtship rituals, the male performs aerial maneuvers and sings. He ...
pursues the female, who flies in zigzagging evasive patterns. If a female accepts the male as a mate, the pair will fly in wide circles and the male will continue singing his musical warbles and twitters throughout the flight.
Discover more
Yellow Mongoose
The Yellow mongoose is a small terrestrial carnivorous mammal that lives in southern Africa. It is sometimes referred to as the Red meerkat. Despite their name, the coloration of Yellow mongooses can vary depending on the range. Southern Yellow mongooses have yellow or reddish fur while northern populations are grey in color. Despite living in big colonies Yellow mongooses have many predators. When frightened or trying to defend themselves, ...
they will growl and secrete from their anal glands. They can also scream, bark, and purr, however, Yellow mongooses are usually silent and communicate mood and status through tail movements.
Discover more
Yellow Warbler
The Yellow warbler is a small songbird that breeds in almost the whole of North America, the Caribbean, and down to northern South America. Outside the breeding season, these bright birds usually spend time in small groups and get their prey by gleaning in shrubs and on tree branches; they will also hawk prey that tries to fly away. By the way, Yellow warblers help reduce the number of Coffee berry borer beetles in Costa Rica coffee plantations ...
by 50%.
Discover more
Kinkajou
Kinkajous are tropical rainforest mammals native to Central America and South America. They are arboreal, mostly frugivorous, and are seldom seen by people because of their strict nocturnal habits. Kinkajous have a short-haired, fully prehensile tail, which they use as a "fifth hand" in climbing. They do not use their tail for grasping food. They can rotate their ankles and feet 180°, making it easy for them to run backward over tree limbs and ...
climb down trees headfirst.
Discover more