Stupidest of all: Top 14 Dumbest animals in the world.9 min read
Stupid Animals – We have brought you the smartest of animals; here we are bringing you the dumbest of animal kingdom. It’s not like the animals don’t have smartness or anything else. It is just they do some things that can make you say, “Oh! How dumb can anyone be?” From cute pandas of China to the dumbest of the dogs, you can find how and why they are called the dumbest of all.
Yes, that’s true the cutest teddy bear of nature actually is one of the dumbest or stupid animals in the world. This endangered animal is so lazy that they are not even bothered to keep themselves alive. Even being carnivores, they opt to eat bamboos that are less nutritious.
The most stupid thing they do is mating. The reason behind it is these foolish animals are so lazy that they are often induced to do and prefer sleep over it. The female pandas often realize that she is pregnant and give birth in ignorance. You will get surprised knowing that sometimes the female pandas go so freaked out that they kill their own crying babies.
Read More: Panda Facts.
Another stupidest animal in the list of top 10 dumbest animal is a sloth. Counted as the world’s slowest and smallest animals, these creatures often spend their time in sleeping on the branches. The most interesting thing is that they never poop on the trees. They come down for it and that is also once in a week. It is funny that sometimes they grab their own libs thinking them as tree branches and fall to their death. It’s cute look also makes its presentation to the list of the cutest animals in the world.
The domesticated turkey is considered as one of the dumbest or stupid animals in the world. They drink water only when it is falling from the sky. This habit of Turkey often leads to their death because they don’t even have the common sense to realize when to stop which makes them drown. It sounds more stupid that they can stare the sky for 30 or more seconds. Now you might think what is dumbest in that. Well, they stare at the sky endlessly even if it is raining. Isn’t it funny?
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This New Zealand native has resemblance to owl but it no sense as wise as it. It is actually a parrot with no wings. The dumbest thing it does is while someone threats it. It often gets so scared that it freezes without making any try to escape. Isn’t the so easiest way to get caught? It also seems no way hungry as it feeds on the berries that grow only every four years. The female kakapo finds no eagerness to sex and reproduce. It is among the endangered species with just 150 birds left and listed to the list of stupid animals.
Koalas are the animals with the smallest brain to body ratios. Their intelligence level can be guessed by the fact that even if they had been provided with food, they will not recognize it due to their feeding behavior and starve to death. Intellectual abilities of Koalas are weak to encounter the unusual situations causing them great degree of panic. They feed on eucalyptus leaves which are less nutritional and offer less energy. Koalas do not possess ability to adapt with any other green leaves.
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6. Cane Toads
This Australian creature is one of the dumbest animals in the world. These toads are like Kakapos, stupid in their behavior. Cane toads can hump on anything. It doesn’t matter whether anything is dead or alive, they can hump no matter. They are often noticed to hump on dead animals like lizards, snakes, female toads or anything. These amphibians are omnivores and possess venom. It is really surprising to know a female toad can lay 30,000 eggs in one cutch. The creepy look of this stupid animal makes it World’s weirdest animal.
This cute, tiny and stupid animal is smart in its way to search food but they too cannot control over their stupidity. Squirrels collect their food with great hard work and store at their secret places or holes of trees. But the real problem arrives when the turn to get that food back from their secret stores. It is really funny for thought that they save at secret places and forgets where that secret places actually were?
You might have seen beautiful flamingos in the groups but have you ever thought that they could also be in the list of top 10 dumbest animals in the world. Despite having two legs, they prefer to sleep on one leg over the other. The other stupid fact is about their eating behavior. Flamingos feed on fishes but they try to catch them turning their beaks upside down in the water. This trick to fetch fish is not that much smart, isn’t? However, it is a dumb animal but as well it is considered as the most beautiful animals on earth.
Another animal in the list of stupidest animals is ostrich. The bird with the largest egg in the world has less intelligence than other counterparts. In a case of danger, these birds often hide their faces in the sand like no one is watching. This sounds really dumb for their precious life. The most interesting fact about them is the size of their brain. Ostrich has the eyes as bigger as a billiard ball and the space taken by it in skull is so large that it hasn’t left any room for the brain. Their brains tend to smaller than their eyeball.
10. Afghan Hound
Though dogs are one of the smartest animals but still some breeds can make you question their smartness. The Afghan hound is one of them. These breed of dog is often considered with the lack of intelligence and smartness as other ones. They are extremely sensitive and follow their own rules. They never heed what the owner is saying or commanding to it. Its hairy look seems as hiding its ears and brains so that no cry of you reaches to its mind.
Could you believe it that Pangolin has made to the list of dumbest animals on the planet? No but it has. Interestingly it not only the world’s dumbest animal, but also the only mammal in the world that is covered in scales. As if always ready for battle with its armored scale, this foolish animal has one of the longest tongues even longer than its body.
Found in Asia and Africa they have eight species and all have them have more or less same characteristics. They have a poor eye sight and so they can’t locate termites hound which is their main food. Instead of searching it they sense it with their smell.
Now you must be thinking what makes it eligible for the list of dumbest animals. Well, it’s the defense technique. Although their scales are so strong that they can easily cut their predator skin, even they emit noxious-smelling acid from glands near the anus but it hardly helps them as they are unable to spray it.
The worst of all they neither hide nor run, just roll up into a ball, when attacked. Might be this is one of the reasons why today it is on the verge of extinction. Yes, this stupidest animal is one of the most trafficked animals on earth.
12. Lilac Breasted Roller
You must be astonished, how come this national bird of Kenya and Botswana could fall into the list of most stupid animals in the world. Perhaps, you could say that this beauty doesn’t come with the brain. Lilac’s pastel plumage could make it one of the most beautiful bird, but couldn’t save it from being one of the most foolish animals on the earth or in sophisticated term an unintelligent animal.
Believed to be mating for life this monogamous bird has a peculiar temptation for tall perches where other nesting sites are scarce. Furthermore, they are unafraid of human approach, thereby never try to flee when find someone coming near them. Both the things help poachers in capturing it easily. That is why it is considered as the stupidest bird on the earth. Best thing is that this stupidest birds foolishness hasn’t made it an endangered animal till now.
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13. Goblin Shark
Oh common, you can’t be so annoyed. Not a shark, Oh, please give me a break. Don’t say this, first listen to its story then decide whether you agree or disagree. See being a dumbest species doesn’t mean that the animal is stupid in a real sense. Not all are as dumb as a Turkey or a Panda, but then there are some stupid facts of the animals that make you say that it is certainly eligible for the dumb animals list.This is the case with Goblin Shark. Plus, Goblin Shark is also listed to top 10 unique animals in the world.
It is lazy and you know what animals are dumb, those who are sluggish. They just don’t chase for food and wait for its prey to come near. If their food is far, with the help of its elastic tissue it catches the fish by opening its horrific jaw. This is spotted mostly off the coast of Japan and due to its lazy nature it has is certainly one of the dumbest animals on the planet.
Oh you jumping rodent, why are you the cute dumb animal? Strikingly, in World War II Britain used these long year rodents as a mascot for the country’s 7th Armoured Brigade. Still, sorry to say this is on our list of dumbest animals.
Found in North Africa and Asia Jerboas are not energy efficient. Although they are able to keep their predators at bay with the erratic jumping, still when it comes to finding food or when they try to hide, they need more energy than the other animals of the same size. That is why we welcome it in the kingdom of stupidest animals.
So, next time when you see any foolish person, you know whom you have to take as an example. Read more for only intelligent ones read good feeds. And share your comments on this list of the most stupid animals on this planet.
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