The hagfish is not the most pleasant creature to see. Shutterstock

Hagfish Shoot Slime Like Spiderman Shoots Webs

Remember the scene from the second Harry Potter movie when the teacher cast a spell that made Harry’s arm bone disappear? Hagfish are kind of like Harry’s arm in that scene – they are the only known animal to have a skull but no spine. Their floppy arms are connected to a head.

However, they have a pretty awesome superpower: they shoot out the slime to ward off potential predators, or any creatures that might try to share their meal. To prevent from choking on their own slime, they can sneeze it out.