Exotic species discovered in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge – These exotic species have a peculiar shape that is different from most species seen in the wild.

A turtle with a crocodile-like tail in Can Tho.

A strange animal that looks like a gecko-fish, discovered in Vinh Phuc recently.

On January 20, 2007, villagers of Nam Tien in Nam Thuy Commune, Le Thuy District, Quang Binh Province discovered a whale 15 meters long, weighing over 10 tons.


Discovered in the Mekong River in Vietnam, the males of the new species have genitals underneath the head and stretch out a "blade" to mate with females.

A fish called "dragon barb" is up to 4.2 m long and weighs almost 30kg. It was caught in Da Nang in 2014.

On November 2, 2012, Bui Van Nguyen from Don Village, My Hoa Commune, Tan Lac District, Hoa Binh caught a strange fish from a local stream. This is a catfish, with snake-like head and eel-like tail.

This fish is owned by Tran Huu Phuoc, in Binh Thuy District, Can Tho City. The common catfish are black or dark brown, weighing about 0.5 to 1kg. Yet this one is yellow and weighs 6,8kg.

This dog is owned by Ms. Ngo Thi Thu. It only has three legs and up to two genitals.

This odd little pig was discovered in Binh Phuoc Province.

Pig shaped like a baby.

The calf of Bien Van Huong, Tay Ninh Province was rumored to have wings, but actually it missed two legs.

This hen is owned by a woman in Thua Thien – Hue province. It has only one leg and two anuses.

This eel is yellow and it weighs up to 1.6kg and has a length of 1.1m.

A pig with an elephant-like head in Soc Trang. 

A rare mountain eagle with a crest in Bac Lieu.

A man in Thanh Hoa owns a chicken with four legs, three wings and two rumps.

Dan Viet

Exotic species discovered in Vietnam