There are many varieties of rare and exotic animals around the world, which command high prices and are counted among the costliest pets or wild animals around the world.
Here is a list of 10 most expensive animals in 2015:
10. De Brazza’s Monkey
The rare swamp monkey De Brazza’s Monkey comes next among the rarest and costliest animals in the world. It inhabits Central Asia and prefers live in groups because of its timid nature. The monkey commands an exorbitant price between $ 3000 and $ 4000.
9. Stag Beetle
Next among the most expensive animals in 2015 is the tiny Japanese Stag Beetle, which commands a price of $ 6000. This rare insect comes from the Lucanidae family and makes a popular pet.
8. Sir Lancelot Encore
Sir Lancelot Encore is an expensive dog, which is sold for an astonishing price of $ 8000, making it earn a place on the list of 10 most expensive animals in 2015. This dog is quite friendly with humans and is a good domestication option for them.
7. Green Monkey
Another costly animal on this list is the Green Monkey, which sounds like a monkey but is actually a race horse, which was first bought for a whopping price of $ 10000, when it was just two years old. The offspring of this swift race horse are seen on racing tracks.
6. Tibetan Mastiff
Featuring next on the list of 10 most expensive animals in 2015 is the Chinese puppy called Tibetan Mastiff, which is worth $ 13000. This rare species is symbolizes wealth in Chinese culture and is quite massive in size, weighing as much as 150 lbs and reaching 32 inches in height.
Missy is a Holstein cow, which commanded an amazing price of $ 15000 at an auction, making it the most expensive cow in the world. It also claimed the title of Western Fall National Show in 2009.
One of the most expensive animal in the world in 2015 is Toucan, the royal bird which is native to the Caribbean, South Mexico and Central America. It gets its name from a Portuguese word tupi tucana and is sold for $ 15000 to $ 17000.
3. Hyacinth Macaw
Another animal which commands exorbitant price is Hyacinth Macaw, the largest flying parrot on the earth priced at $ 18000. This big and powerful creature is among the top choice of pets among the Americans.
2. White Lion Cubs
White Lion Cubs are a rare species of lion cubs, which are white in color owing to recessive DNA. These strange looking lions inhabit the Timbavati area of South Africa and are priced at $ 20000.
1. Palm Cockatoo
The most expensive animal in 2015 is the palm cockatoo, a parrot in a smoky grey color with an attractive red spot on its head, which is priced at $ 23000. Discovered by German scientist Gmelin, this beautiful bird reaches a length of 55 to 60 cm and is nearly 1200 g in weight.
All these amazing animals are considered as the costliest on the globe, because of their magical appearance as well as rarity.