10 Incredible Orange Animals In The World

Orange is one of the most beautiful colors and there are many animals in nature that give a truly spectacular sight. Here is the list of incredible orange animals seen in the grace the forests, plains, and oceans,

Orange Animals

1. Bengal Tiger

Bengal Tiger is one of the wild cat species that belongs to the family Felidae. Talking about its appearance, It is reddish-orange with narrow black along with gray or brown stripes and the underside appearance is creamy or white. The primary diet includes pigs, deer, antelopes, and buffalo. It is the largest existing member of the cat family where males can grow upto 3 m (10 ft.) and females can grow upto 2.7 m (9 ft.) The avarage lifespan of the Bengal tiger is upto 15 years in the wild and between 16 to 18 years in controlled environments.

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Bengal Tiger

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2. Bornean Orangutan

The Bornean Orangutan is one of the beautiful orange animals that grows between 1 to 1.5 m tall and weighs upto 90 kg (200 lb.) As of now, three species of Orangutan have been identified Bornean, Sumatran, and Tapanuli. All three species have similarities including the presence of beards and moustaches in adult males and for adult females as well. The avarage lifespan of Bornean Orangutans is between 30 to 40 years and few of them can reach upto 60 years or more.  These forest animals are mostly seen on the island of Borneo in Southeast Asia. It is also listed as one of the animals with big lips.


3. Giraffe

Giraffe is one of the popular African orange animals that prefers to thrive in savannas, sahel and open woodland areas. The tongue of giraffes is very large so that they can lick every part of their face, including their ears. Giraffe is one of the animals with spots because of the specific distribution of spots. Almost all the giraffes have between 2 to 4 horns on their forehead. These species can eat thorny plants without hurting themselves because the inner surface of their mouth is hard.

4. Golden Lion Tamarin

Golden Lion Tamarin is one of the cutest monkeys that is a member of the family Callitrichidae. Though the name is lion these monkeys are not related to the lion species, however, they have a magnificent ring of hair that shines in the sun and resembles an elegant lion mane. This is one of the world’s rarest animals known as ‘Golden marmoset’. It is endemic to south-eastern Brazil, however, the current range is limited to Poço das Antas Biological Reserve, Fazenda União Biological Reserve as well as private land through the Reintroduction Program. The primary diet includes spiders, snails, small lizards, eggs, and small birds to various fruits and vegetables.

Golden Lion Tamarins

5. Indo-Chinese Tiger

The Indochinese tiger is a tiger species that is native to Southeast Asia, however, the population can be seen in Myanmar and Thailand. They prey and feed on deer, cattle and wild boar. The avarage lifespan of Indo Chinese tiger is between 18 to 25 years in the wild. The tiger species is nocturnal and mostly hunts at night. Talking about the appearance, the kin coat is orange in color and comes with gold and black stripes. There is white fur on its stomach and its face has white hair on its neck.

Indo-chinese Tiger

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6. Andean Cock-of-the-Rock

The Andean cock-of-the-rock scientific name Rupicola peruvianus is a large passerine bird that belongs to the Cotinga family. The bird species is native to the Andean cloud forests in South America. It is also known as tunki (Quechua) and is regarded as the national bird of Peru.  As of now, four subspecies have been identified and it is closely related to the the Guianan cock-of-the-rock. The primary includes fruit and insects, although small reptiles and frogs have been recorded.

Andean Cock-of-the-Rock

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7. Guianan Cock-of-the-Rock

The Guianan cock-of-the-rock scientific name is Rupicola rupicola is a passerine bird from South America. The generic and specific name has been derived from the Latin words rupes “rock” or “cliff”, and cola “inhabiting”, which tells about the bird species’ habit of nesting on rock walls. These bird species are mostly seen in the regions of  French Guiana, Suriname, Guyana, southern Venezuela, eastern Colombia, and northern Amazonian Brazil.  The primary diet of bird species mostly includes fruits which means they are frugivorous. The avarage lifespan of Guianan Cock-of-the-Rock is upto 7 years in the wild.

Guianan Cock-of-the-Rock

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8. Common Tiger Butterfly

The Common Tiger Butterfly is a common butterfly species that belongs to the Indian subcontinent. The butterfly species is distributed across India, Sri Lanka, and Myanmar and extends to Southeast Asia, and also in Australia (except New Guinea). The butterfly species prefers to thrive in areas of heavy rainfall, scrub jungles, fallow lands, and both dry and moist deciduous forests. The adult species feeds on flower nectar. The local host plants of the species are Cynanchum ovalifolium (Apocynaceae) and Cynanchum tunicatum (Apocynaceae).

Common Tiger Butterfly

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9. Plain Tiger Butterfly

The Plain Tiger Butterfly is one of the most incredible orange animals in the world that belongs to the genus Danaus Kluk. The wingspan of the adult butterfly is upto 65mm. It is also known as the African Monarch and is mostly seen across Africa, Asia and southern Europe. Talking about the appearance, the upper side of the wings is the tawny colour that comes with a black forewing, black wing margins, and white spots. The host plants for the larval will be the subfamily Asclepiadoideae.

Plain Tiger Butterfly

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10. Loggerhead Sea Turtle

The scientific name of the loggerhead sea turtle is Caretta caretta is a type of reptile that can grow upto 36 inches and average weight is upto 253 pounds. They are seen in all the oceans all over the world, except in the coldest seas. The name of the turtle species comes from the oversized head sort of looks like a big log. It is one of the most common turtles in the Mediterranean, nesting on beaches from Greece and Turkey to Israel and Libya.  The avarage lifespan of loggerhead sea turtles is between 70 to 80 years in the wild.

Loggerhead Sea Turtle

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