Top 10 Animals that Spit

Animals can spit water, venom, stomach slime, saliva and even foam.

The Top Ten

1 Camel Camel A camel is an even-toed ungulate within the genus Camelus, bearing distinctive fatty deposits known as "humps" on its back.

The whole Camel Family do this - camels, llamas, some alpacas, guanacos and other camel relatives native to South America.
When they are upset they spit stomach contents and saliva in the face of the annoyer. - Metal_Treasure

2 Scorpion Fly Scorpion Fly

Spit for your life! This would be the most fitting life motto for the male scorpion fly because after mating, the female tries to eat the male.
So the male has to spit a lot:
1) to attract a female mate during its mating ritual
2) to distract the female during and after the mating by spitting sticky saliva onto leaves that the female eats... instead of eating the male.
Poor male scorpion fly - having sex seems so dangerous... - Metal_Treasure

3 Llama Llama The llama is a domesticated South American camelid, widely used as a meat and pack animal by Andean cultures since the Pre-Columbian era.


4 Walrus Walrus The walrus is a large flippered marine mammal with a discontinuous distribution about the North Pole in the Arctic Ocean and subarctic seas of the Northern Hemisphere.

They spit water at the mud on the bottom of the sea/ocean floor to uncover clams. They also spit out water when just playing around. - Metal_Treasure

5 Archerfish Archerfish

Archerfish spits water. It feeds on bugs and when the archerfish sees a bug sitting on a plant near the water surface, the archerfish spits a stream of water out of its mouth. The bug usually falls off and lands in the water where it gets devoured by the fish. The archerfish has mastered the angle at which to shoot water and successfully knock down a bug. - Metal_Treasure

6 Alpaca Alpaca

It's a South American camelid that looks like a small llama - Metal_Treasure

7 Pistol Shrimp

They spit bubbles - the wave of bubbles they create is so powerful that is capable of breaking glass and stunning larger fish. - Metal_Treasure

8 Spitting Cobra

It accurately shoots venom at possible predators from glands in its mouth. It can spit up to 1.5 m and the venom may cause blindness.
It can be debated if this process is actual spitting but from a not-so-specialized perspective, the difference is minor. - Metal_Treasure

9 Scytodes Scytodes

Scytodes are spitting spiders - they spit a venomous and sticky fluid that traps and poisons their victims - Metal_Treasure

10 Spittle Bugs

The Contenders

11 Humans Humans Humans are not exactly wild animals, but they are not domesticated either. Humans are proven to be the most intelligent species of animals on Earth. Humans' colours vary from almost pepper black to milky white. They are builders of global civilization.
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