Edited By: Pragati Bhandari

Edited By: Pragati Bhandari

12. Starfish  (0.009 km per hour)  Due to incredibly slow movement, Starfish sometimes can use Ocean currents to move longer distances more quickly. There are around 2000 different species of starfish living in all of the worlds oceans from cold sea floors to tropical waters.

11. Gila Monster  (1.6 to 3.2 km per hour) The Gila monster, a venomous lizard native to the southwestern United States and Mexico, captures attention with its distinctive orange and black patterns and its reputation as one of the few venomous lizards in the world.

10. Sea Horse  (0.03 to 0.08 km per hour)  The seahorse, a unique and enchanting fish found in shallow coastal waters around the world, captivates with its upright posture, intricate body patterns, and fascinating mating behaviors.

9. Greenland Shark  (1 to 2.7 km per hour)  The Greenland shark, a  mysterious and enigmatic  creature inhabiting the frigid waters of the Arctic, intrigues scientists with its slow growth rate, extreme longevity, and adaptations to survive in icy depths.

8. Giant Anteater  (1 to 1.4 km per hour)  The giant anteater, a remarkable mammal native to Central and South America, fascinates with its long snout, distinctive markings, and insatiable appetite for ants and termites, making it a master  of insect hunting.

7. Koala  (1 to 1.6 km per hour)  The koala, an iconic Australian marsupial, captures hearts with its fluffy appearance and endearing nature. Known for its eucalyptus diet and tree-dwelling lifestyle, the koala symbolizes the unique wildlife of Australia.

6. Manatee  (4.8 to 8 km per hour)  The gentle manatee, also known as a sea cow, is a captivating marine mammal that inhabits coastal waters and rivers, known for its docile nature, slow movements,  and unique herbivorous diet.

5. Slow Loris  (1 to 2 km per hour)   The slow loris, a small and adorable primate known for its big eyes and deliberate movements, captures hearts with its charm. However,  its cute exterior belies the  challenges it faces in the wild.

4. Banana Slugs   (0.05 to 0.37 km per hour) Banana slugs, the vibrant and slimy mollusks of the forest floor, captivate with their unique appearance and  play a vital role in the ecosystem, contributing to the decomposition process and nutrient cycling.

3. Giant Tortoise  (0.3 to 0.8 km per hour) The giant tortoise, known for its immense size and long lifespan,  is an iconic reptile found in select islands, captivating us with its gentle nature and fascinating evolutionary history.

2. Garden snail  (0.05 km per hour)  The garden snail, a common gastropod mollusk, is renowned  for its slow-paced life and recognizable spiral shell,  found in gardens and  landscapes worldwide.

1. The three-toed sloths  (0.24 to 0.4 km per hour) The three-toed sloths, known  for their slow and deliberate movements, are fascinating creatures found in the rainforests  of Central and South America, characterized by their unique lifestyle and adaptations.