20 Native Animals You Might See in Your Travels

We travel the world for many reasons, be it for the culture, the food, or the interesting sites. But if you’re a nature lover and like exploring beyond cities, here are 20 animals you might see in your travels.

1. Hairless Dog, Peru

These curious dogs are funny little creatures! They’re super friendly and the locals believe it can cure colds and coughs if held to the chest. They also need sunscreen, and are prone to acne and blackheads!

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2. Komodo Dragon, Indonesia

Komodo dragons are the massive lizards that look like scary modern day dinosaurs! They’re also venomous and one bite, if untreated, could be the end of you! Although they can weigh up to 90kg, when attacking, they can reach 20 km/h.

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3. Kiwi, New Zealand

Kiwis are flightless birds like ostriches and emus. These cute little birds, which gave New Zealand its famous nickname, are now an endangered species.

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