10 of the world’s most colorful animals • Earth.com

Last update: December 6th, 2019 at 8:00 am


Located in relatively shallow tropical waters, the parrotfish sports different colors depending on its gender. Female colors are less exciting shades of brown, green, and silver, while the males have bright colors such as aqua, orange, pink, yellow, red, and electric blue. Interestingly, the color roles are reversed in the Mediterranean, with the females wearing the more vibrant colors.

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