22 Strangest Animals in the World

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Most of us don’t grasp the variety of animals species that inhabit the Earth today, and some even get surprised as they find out there’s an animal they haven’t heard of before. But seriously now – out of 1,367,555  identified non-insect animal species that live on Earth today, how do you expect to know every single one of them? To put it into perspective, take into account that this number represents only 1% of all animal species that ever lived!

Scientists themselves keep discovering new species every year and admit that modern science is not familiar with all existing animals. This leaves room to such unique and even bizarre discoveries and collected in this post! Inspired by reddit, we put together a selection of such unheard-of creatures as a Dumbo Octopus, Pink Fairy Armadillo, Star-Nosed Mole and many more. Warning – not all of them are super cute and fluffy!

Pink Fairy Armadillo




The Maned Wolf

Tufted Deer

Dumbo Octopus


Patagonian Mara

Naked Mole Rat

Irrawaddy Dolphin

The Gerenuk



The Babirusa


The Fossa


Star-Nosed Mole

Sunda Colugo

Zebra Duiker

Yeti Crab

Superb Bird of Paradise

Blob Fish

Cantor’s Giant Soft Shelled Turtle

Gobi Jerboa

Japanese Spider Crab

By |2018-01-04T18:34:49+00:00January 2, 2018|Categories: , , , |0 Comments

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