If you’ve read our list The 25 Most Dangerous Animals In The World, then you know there are some weird animals in the wild that are not too cuddly. From four-legged land-dwellers to water-paddling sea life, evolution sure does come up with some bizarre creatures sometimes.
It’s the nature of things. Diversity only makes the world a rich and vibrant place to live in. So, while we talked about dangerous animals before, this time around, we’re going to take a walk on the weird side as we introduce you to some of the most unique life forms on this planet. Here are the 25 Weirdest Animals On Earth.
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The axolotl is a species of Mexican mole salamander whose larvae fail to undergo metamorphosis, and thus, the adults remained gilled and aquatic. They originated from the lake that underlies Mexico City and is often used in research due to their curious ability to regenerate themselves.
Having been called the nastiest and most disgusting creature in the sea, the hagfish lives deep below the surface of the waves. When it gets hungry, it attaches itself to a passing fish, bores its way through the skin, and then consumes the fish from the inside out.
Also known as the “dog bear” due to its small stature and extremely long tongue, it is found in the tropical rainforests of Southeast Asia.
Star Nosed Mole
Inhabiting the north-eastern United States and Canada, the star-nosed mole has 22 miniature tentacles at the tip of its snout that it uses to forage for food.
Coming from Ankara, Turkey, these hairy rabbits were popular pets among French royalty in the 1700s. They are often bred for their immense wool coats.