Animals January 25, 2017 Share 10 Tweet Share 0 All animals are equal. But some animals are more equal than others. Rare animals, especially wild ones are often very expensive compared to domestic animals we see all around us all the time. So if you’re wondering what animal is the most expensive in the world, sit back relax and read on. Here is a list of the most expensive animals in the world. 1. Green Monkey – $16,000,000 Green monkey does not belong to the family of monkey but it is a very expensive type of a horse. Having one like this will make you very rich. The horse is extremely rare and expensive because of its speed and beauty. It is mostly used for horse race and it has crown a winner in many competitions. 2. Missy – $1,200,000 Did you know this kind of a cow would cost you a million dollars? It is extremely expensive breed of cow in the world. This is because of its speed that makes it win several championships. Green monkey is fairly the odd species, which makes it even more luxurious. 3. Tibetan Mastiff – $582,000 If you love pets, Tibetan Mastiff is the most attractive and expensive dog ever sold. This is because the dog belongs to the largest breeds of dogs in the world. They are rare and they come in different colors such as black, red, gray, pure white and brown. 4. Sir Lancelot Encore – $155,000 Edgar and Nina Otto spent a huge sum in getting their beloved deceased dog, named Sir Lancelot, cloned. The process began in 2008, when their 11-year-old dog was diagnosed with, and then died due to, cancer – the result being a cloned yellow Labrador ‘Sir Lancelot Encore’ 5. White Lion Cubs -$138,000 They are not as the common lions breed. What makes them more expensive is because of their white pigmentation with color of their eyes. It is believe they are located on South Africa wild reserve. It is believe to be less than 300 species worldwide. 6. Stag Beetle – $89,000 It is so surprising that a tiny insect can be so expensive. Yes, it is expensive because it is the most rare and strange species in the world. What makes them unique from other insects is that they have red blood mandibles and protruding antlers hanging on their black heads. 7. Palm Cockatoo – $16,000 The Palm Cockatoo also known as the Goliath Cockatoo, is a large smoky-grey or black parrot of the cockatoo family. It is the only member in subfamily and the only member of the monotypic genus, Probosciger. 8. Hyacinth Macaw – $14,000 This Macaw is a native to central and eastern South America. It is the largest macaw and the largest flying parrot in the world. It has a very strong beak for eating their natural foods, which include the kernel of hard nuts and seeds. 9. De Brazza’s Monkey – $10,000 De Brazza’s Monkey is very old and is the most expensive animal ever known in the world. It is also referred to swampy monkey and its name was derived from a French traveler. They are difficult to locate because they have extremely different and unique camouflaging styles. 10. Toucan – $10,000 They have large and colorful bills and the family includes about forty different species. The name of this bird group is derived from Tupi tucana in Portuguese. The legs of a toucan are short and strong.