Top 15 Most Expensive Animals List
The Earth is blessed with a biodiversity that consists of flora and fauna that are magnificent to look at and has been associated with luxury for quiet sometime. The nature has a variety of animals, some of which are an eye-catcher to any bystander which explains their high market price.
1. Green Monkey
The world’s most expensive animal is not a monkey even if the name would suggest so. The Green Monkey is a race horse worth $16,000,000. Demi O’Bryne bought Green Monkey when it was merely two years old but unfortunately this horse never brought winning trophy home from the race course.
2. Missy Missy
Winner of Western Fall National Show North America’s Grand Champion title in the year 2009, Missy Missy was brought home for about $1,200,000. Being the winner of world’s most widely recognized and renowned animal show which raised her market worth, Missy Missy is near the top of most expensive animals.
3. Tibetan Mastiff
Worth $582,000, Tibetan Mastiff is the most expensive dog you will ever see. As bulky as the price seems, so is the size of the Tibetan Mastiff which is quiet often mentioned as one of the World’s Largest pet dog. Tibetan Mastiff assumes the role of guardian for fellow animals.
4. Sir Lancelot Encore
Why would man’s best friend be left behind from the list of world’s most expensive animals?
Born out of cloning of world famous Lancelot, Sir Lancelot Encore is worth $155000. Sir Lancelot Encore’s unique path of creation was the reason, because of which Edgar and Nina Otto won Bio-arts auction.
5. White Lion Cubs
Lion has been considered the king of the jungle and the majestic White Lion Cubs , worth $138,000 are surely the symbol of royalty. The high price of White lion cubs is because of the fact that they are facing a threat of extinction with South Africa as their last address.
6. Stag Beetle
Don’t be fooled by size, Stag Beetle is one of the most expensive small animals worth $89,000. The name adorned for this beetle depicts red mandibles and curled red antlers which assume the shape of horns of a stag. This strange little Stag Beetle is around 2-3 inches in length.
7. Palm Cockatoo
Did you spot a black colored bird with a red spot on the head? Chances are you have encountered one of the most expensive birds in the wild called Palm Cockatoo which costs about $16,000. This bird belongs to the parrot species which boasts large bills along with large crest.
8. Hyacinth Macaw
With the title of World’s largest flying parrot and being the biggest in the macaw species, the Hyacinth Macaw costs about $14,000. Hyacinth Macaw is a native bird of eastern and central area of South America. One of feature of the bird is its strong beak that can break nuts.
9. De Brazza’s Monkey
Our ancestor’s friends, monkeys have a diverse population in different continents. De Brazza’s Monkeys have their natural Habitat in the Swampy wetland of Central Africa which gives them their colloquial name of Swamp Monkeys. With a life span of 22 years, De Brazza’s monkeys have price range from $7000-10000.
Toucan’s appearance has put it on the top of the expensive animals in the world. Toucan has addresses all over the American continent that includes Central America, South America, Caribbean and Southern Mexico. Their color bills is one of the key features of Toucan whose price ranges from $5000- $10,000.
11. Arabian Horse
12. Savannah Cat
13. Lavender Albino Hall Python
14. Ayam Cemani Chicken
There are many animal collectors who are the reason some magnificent animal population on earth are of high market price. Another reason of rising valuation of these animals is the threat of extinction faced by some animals. For restrict hunting and to protect them, price tag is added to them.