Top 10 Laziest Animals
In our busy world, it’s always nice to have a day on the sofa relaxing. But for many animals, every day is a lazy day, with some spending only a few hours awake!
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[Music] Hi guys and welcome back so let’s talk About the top 10 laziest animals let’s Go In our busy world it’s always nice to Have a day on the sofa relaxing but for Many animals every day is a lazy day With some spending only a few hours a Week Pygmy blue tongue lizard Pygmy blue tongue lizard is incredibly Elusive and was at one point thought to Be extinct Native to australia They live in spider burrows and feed on Passing insects they don’t actively Catch their prey though Preferring instead to lay in the burrow With their head pointing up toward the Entrance waiting for something to fall In They don’t even leave to drink Relying instead on raindrops and do that From that form around the burrow opening As lazy as their lifestyle may sound Though It’s mostly a form of predatory Avoidance Aku Nothing says lazy like laying your eggs In the nest of other birds so you don’t Have to look after them And that is precisely what cuckoos do Rather than taking on the demands of
Parenthood they leave their eggs in the Nests of other species Such as robins and warblers leaving them To raise their demanding chicks as their Own a tactic known as brood parasitism Nurse shark Given that many shark species need to Keep swimming to breathe you wouldn’t Think them lazy but the nurse shark is a Different matter they don’t migrate like Many species and spend most of their Time lying motionless on the seabed an Activity made possible by the fact that They can actively pump water over their Gills Not needing to eat much to sustain their Lifestyle They spend much of the day sleeping and Hunt at night for fish Mollusks and crustaceans They’re not known for their hunting Skills though and feed by sucking up Their prey Giant panda Giant pandas are well known for their Bumbling and sluggish nature They sleep for around 10 hours a day for Roughly three hours at a time And will nap pretty much anywhere When awake they spend most of their time Eating their food of choice bamboo it is Low in nutrients so they need to consume Around 44 pounds or 20 kilograms a day To get what they need
With all that sleeping and eating it’s No wonder they do little else Echidna Also known as a spiner ant eater Echidnas are very slow moving and sleep For roughly 12 hours a day They have a low body temperature for a Mammal and cannot pant or sweat which Means they struggle with Warmer temperatures They are usually more active at night And probably sleep the day away to avoid Dealing with the hot australian sun Python Pythons are slow moving animals that Tend to be fairly inactive They sleep for up to 18 hours a day Normally and tire quickly When digesting food which happens once a Week when they feed They sleep more and before shedding Which is very energy demanding They may sleep for a week to prepare Hippopotamus The hippos have truly mastered the art Of blazing around and sleep for 16 to 20 Hours each day When on land you’ll often see them Basking in the sun and napping together In large groups but they don’t just Leave on the land They take their naps to the water too And even manage to rise to the surface To breathe while still snoozing
Hippos are herbivorous and do most of Their foraging at night They can spend an impressive five hours At a time just grazing on grass Possum Possums are champion sleepers getting an Impressive 18 to 20 hours of sleep a day They are incredibly slow moving and once They find a place that provides the food And shelter they need They stay only opting to move if Absolutely necessary Sloth When people think of the word lazy Sloths are often one of the first Animals to come to mind and it’s not Surprising they sleep for up to 20 hours A day and are known for being Extremely slow moving they live in the Tropical rainforest of south america and Spend most of their time hanging from Tree branches moving only when necessary It can take them several hours to do Anything After which they usually rest some more Koala Koalas are known for their laziness and Sleeping abilities spending only two to Six hours a week every day and their Diet is to blame for their sleepiness Though Eucalyptus leaves contains toxins and Are very high in fiber and thus take a Lot of energy to digest
So Which one of you think Is the most I have a sleeper That’s it for today stay safe and see You on to the next one You