Red is the color of love. It is the color of blood. Red is used as a symbol of courage and sacrifice, as in blood spilt in sacrifice or courage in the face of lethal danger. Red also signifies war among other things.
Here’s a long list of the most beautiful red-colored animals in the world.
Red Velvet Termite
Red Velvet Termite is scientifically named Trombidium holosericeum.
Velvet Mites are arachnids and can be found in soil. They are known for their bright red colors.
As early instars, they are often parasites on insects but as adults, they are active predators.
Western Scorpionfish or Scorpaena onaria isa red-colored fish that can attain a maximum length of 30 cm. it is usually found in the temperate part of Northwest Pacific in Japan and in South Korea.
Glass Eye Squirrel Fish
Glass Eye Squirrel Fish or Heteropriacanthus cruentatus is a fish that can be found from the around the globe, in tropical seas. It occasionally makes its way into the aquarium trade. It grows to a size of 50.7cm in length.
Red Krill is a red-colored animal that belongs to Amphipoda, an order of malacostracan crustaceans with no carapace and generally with laterally compressed bodies. It is one of the 7,000 species.
The Tomato Frog is one of the most brightly colored frogs in the world. It is also known as Crapaud rouge de Madagascar (Dyscophus antongilii).
Its common name comes from its bright-red color, and its tendency to puff up when in danger.
This frog, which is endemic to Madagascar, is threatened by loss of habitat. The frog is kept as a pet.
Scarlet Lily Beetle
The Scarlet Lily Beetle (Lilioceris lilii) is a red-colored insect that eats the leaves, stem, buds and flowers of lilies, hence the name. It is also called Red Leaf Lily Beetle.
Lady Bug Red
Lady Red Bug is a red-colored insect. Beetles were the inspiration for the creation of the Volkswagen car.
The Axolotl or Ambystoma mexicanum, is a unique animal species that belongs to the Tiger Salamander complex. It can be found in Mexico and it can regenerate most of its body parts. It is commonly kept as pet in the United States, Great Britain, Australia, Japan and other countries.
Rother Ibis or Eudocimus ruber is a red-colored bird. It is also known as Scarlet Ibis.
The life span of Scarlet Ibis is approximately 15 years in the wild and 20 years in captivity.
Scarlet Ibis inhabits tropical South America and can be found also in Trinidad and Tobago where it is the country’s national bird.
The Northern Cardinal or Redbird (Cardinalis cardinalis) is a red-colored North American bird. It can be found in southern Canada, through the eastern United States from Maine to Texas and south through Mexico. It can also be found on the Big Island of Hawaii and on Oahu. It is also known as Common Cardinal.
Fulvous Forest Skimmer
The Fulvous Forest Skimmer or Neurothemis fulvia) is a red-colored species of dragonfly that can be found in India.
Baronet Euthalia nais
Baronet Euthalia nais is a beautiful red-colored butterfly that can be found in India and other South Asian countries.
Question Mark Butterfly
The Question Mark Butterfly or Polygonia interrogationis is a red-colored North American nymphalid butterfly that inhabits wooded areas and city parks, or generally in areas which feature trees and free spaces. "The silver mark on the underside of the hindwing is broken into two parts, a curved line and a dot, creating a ?-shaped mark that gives the species its common name.
The Red Squirrel or Eurasian Red Squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) is a tree squirrel commonly found in Eurasia. This red-colored animal is an arboreal, omnivorous rodent.
The Red Kangaroo or Macropus rufus is the largest of all kangaroos. It is also the largest mamal native to Australia and the largest surviving marsupial.
Red Spotted Newt
The Red-spotted Newt or Notophtalmus viridescens is a red-colored salamander. The animal on the above phjoto was photographed in New Hampshire, USA.
Red Tabby Cat
A tabby is a cat with a distinctive coat that features stripes, dots, or swirling patterns, usually together with an "M" mark on its forehead. Tabbies are sometimes erroneously assumed to be a cat breed. In fact, the tabby pattern is found in many breeds of cat, as well as among the general mixed-breed population.
The Scottish Deerhound, or simply the Deerhound, is a red-colored breed of hound, once bred to hunt the Red Deer by coursing.
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