Top 10 Amazing Animals That Fit In The Palm Of Your Hand

We have all heard the proverb “A bird in the hand, is worth two in the bush” the idea is to appreciate what you have. If you have one wild bird, car, house, then appreciate it and not go wanting more and more. So maybe it is worth finding out what other animals in the hand are truly worth…

 


Top 10 Amazing Animals That Fit In The Palm Of Your Hand

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Top 10 Images of Animals that fit on one Hand
Baby Sea Turtle in the Palm of a Hand

10 – Sea Turtle

So what is a turtle in the hand worth? Well if that said turtle is a Yellow Blotched Map Turtle, then what you have is officially the most expensive pound for pound turtle in the world, and despite it only being 4″ long on average, you will get about $1,500 – $3,000.

Top 10 Amazing Animals That Fit In The Palm Of Your Hand
Holding a Rhinoceros Beetle in one Hand

9 – Rhinoceros Beetle

So what is a rhinoceros beetle in the hand worth? Well if you had the world’s biggest Hercules beetle that beat the previous record you might sell it to the Spanish beetle museum that currently holds the Worlds biggest, and they paid over $230,000 for it!

Top 10 Amazing Animals That Fit In The Palm Of Your Hand
Holding a Deer in one Hand

8 – Deer

So what is a deer in the hand worth? Well if that baby deer grows up to become a whitetail in the Texas forest, like the one named Stickers, he is worth over $1,000,000 and that is the price on its head, and still till today it is at large somewhere.

Top 10 Amazing Animals That Fit In The Palm Of Your Hand
Holding a Rabbit in one Hand

7 – Rabbit

So what is a rabbit in the hand worth? Well apparently over the year a rabbit costs more than any other pet! In fact, start-up costs from getting food, bowls, bedding and a hutch can be £500 upwards alone, and that is just for the first few months.

Top 10 Amazing Animals That Fit In The Palm Of Your Hand
Holding a Baby Koala in one Hand

6 – Baby Koala

So what is a koala in the hand worth? Well if it works on some of the Australian coffee farms in the South it will poop out all the coffee beans it east, these will be collected and turned into one of the rarest coffees on the world at an average price of $15 per cup! Yes, you really can buy Australian poop coffee, and apparently it is one of the world’s best!

Top 10 Amazing Animals That Fit In The Palm Of Your Hand
Holding a Pink Fairy Armadillo in one Hand

5 – Pink Fairy Armadillo

So what is a pink fairy armadillo in the hand worth? Well, sadly there are various websites and pet stores that will order these in for you. Despite most people not even knowing about it as we discovered in my post “Top 10 Strangest Animals,” it is in fact fairly common. But do expect to pay upwards of $22,000 each.

Top 10 Amazing Animals That Fit In The Palm Of Your Hand
Holding a Baby Hedgehog in one Hand

4 – Baby Hedgehog

So what is a hedgehog in the hand worth? Well, sadly not a lot at all. Even some of the rarest dwarf albino hedgehogs only go for $500-$700. This little prickly animal is growing in popularity lately and, as a result, more and more people and pet shop owners are breeding them making them quite a cheap pet.

Top 10 Amazing Animals That Fit In The Palm Of Your Hand
Holding a Fruit Bat in one Hand

3 – Fruit Bat

So what is a bat in the hand worth? Well it probably isn’t, but if that bat in your hand was a Primeval fruit bat frozen in amber in the style of Jurassic park you will get around $50,000,000 for it as that is what the Smithsonian museum paid for the last one.

Top 10 Amazing Animals That Fit In The Palm Of Your Hand
Holding a Puffer Fish in one Hand

2 – Puffer Fish

So what is a puffer fish in the hand worth? Well probably not a lot, unless you were going to eat it because the puffer fish dish Fugu is one of the most expensive meals in the world at an average of $100-$150 per meal.

Top 10 Amazing Animals That Fit In The Palm Of Your Hand
Baby Sloth in the Palm of a Hand

1 – Baby Sloth

So what is a baby sloth in the hand worth? Well, if you had asked that question in 2010 you would have had the answer about $50-70,000. But these days the popularity of the Sloth has seen various sloth farms breeding them and there is now loads of places you can buy them for about 2-3,000 each. Quite sadly really.

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