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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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%.
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Sun Parakeet
Sun parakeets, also known as the Sun conures, are brightly colored parrots from South America. Both the males and females are similar in appearance, with rich yellow plumage and orange-flushed underparts and face. Sun parakeets are very social birds and are popular as pets because of their bright coloration and curious nature. Unfortunately, these adorable parrots are currently threatened by the loss of their native habitat and trapping for ...
plumage or the pet trade.
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Galápagos Land Iguana
Galápagos land iguanas are large yellow lizards that can grow up to 1.5 m (5 ft) in length. They are cold-blooded and need to absorb heat from the sun by basking on rocks, and at night they rest in burrows to conserve their body heat. These massive reptiles also make good friends with birds; birds feed on parasites and ticks from iguanas' bodies and thus provide food for themselves and relief to iguanas.
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Asian Golden Weaver
Asian golden weavers are small songbirds named for their elaborately woven nests. During the breeding season males attain bright yellow coloration and have a black mask. Outside of that period females, non-breeding males and young birds are dull colored. Usually the male birds weave the nests and use them as a form of display to lure prospective females. The birds breed colonially and build their nests together for protection, often several to a ...
branch. Asian golden weavers are considered rare in today's age. They are threatened by habitat loss and are persecuted and captured for the bird trade.
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Baltimore Oriole
The Baltimore oriole is a North American migratory bird. It received its name from the resemblance of the male's colors to those on the coat-of-arms of Lord Baltimore. The name "oriole" is also translated from Latin as "golden". Adult males are brightly colored and this aids them during the courtship. In the spring, males establish a territory and then display to females by singing and chattering while hopping from perch to perch in front of ...
them demonstrating their attractive bright plumage. Males also give a bow display, bowing with wings lowered and tail fanned. The females may ignore these displays or sing and give calls or a wing-quiver display in response.
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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.
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