These 11 Out-Of-Place Creatures Have Been Spotted In Hawaii And You’ll Want To Steer Clear
Hawaii’s wildlife is truly remarkable, from the Hawaiian green sea turtles, spinner dolphins, and tropical fish that are found in the waters surrounding our breathtaking islands to the native birds flying above us — including the only mammal native to Hawaii, the hoary bat. But there are some animals not native to Hawaii you might be surprised to encounter. From escaped zoo animals to animals introduced to the islands’ centuries ago, these 11 animals seem out of place here in the Aloha State.
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Which of these animals were you most surprised to see on this list? How many have you encountered throughout the islands? Sound off in the comments below, then click here to check out an amazing wildlife sanctuary home to some amazing farm animals.
With more than 10 years of experience as a professional writer, Megan holds a degree in Mass Media from her home state of Minnesota. After college, she chose to trade in her winter boots for slippahs and moved to the beautiful island of Oahu, where she has been living for more than five years. She lives on the west side but is constantly taking mini-road trips across the island and visits the neighboring islands whenever she can getaway. She loves hiking, snorkeling, locally-grown coffee, and finding the best acai bowl on Oahu.
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