Large portions of natural habitat on our planet are still unexplored. No one really knows how many more animals there are and nobody has ever seen them, New species are being classified on regular intervals and here you'll see some of the weirdest looking ones so far.
Umbonia Spinosa is a bug who uses it's beak to gnaw on the plant and drink its sap. They are pretty rare and mysterious. A lot of things about them, including their unusual look, still baffle scientists.
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This weird looking creature is goblin shark. only living descendant of Mitsukurinidae family – family that's over 125 million years old. They live at deep parts of the ocean in depths of over 100 meters.
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Ever heard of a fish that's awful swimmer? I know, evolution does mess up things sometimes. Red-lipped Batfish is one example. Being so bad swimmer left this fish with no choice but to use its pectoral fins to walk the ocean's floor.
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This small Lowland Streaked Tenrec from Africa has one more really odd feature (beside his looks of course). He uses stridulation for generating sound – technique that's most commonly used by insects and snakes.
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Hummingbird Hawk-Moth feeds on flowers and makes sound similar to humming birds.
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This weird and fluffy creature, named Venezuelan Poodle Moth was discovered 5 years ago in Venezuela. Not many things are known about it.
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This carnivorous snake from Africa, named Bush Viper, is nocturnal creature lurking in the trees. One more reminder that not everything that's beautiful is also harmless.
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This bird that really remind of stork was known even to the ancient civilizations of Egypt and Rome. Named Shoebill because of the weird shape of the beak, it wasn't classified untill late 19th century.
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Although this animal looks like a product of some drunk zebra's night out, it's actually closely related to giraffes. Species name is Okapi and it's indigenous to Democratic Republic of Congo.
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This small dragon-like lizard named Thorny Devil (or Moloch horridushas) from Australia has a neat trick up his sleeve – in the case of emergency (when threatened by a predator) he can bring forth his “false head” to distract the predator while he makes a run for his life.
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Narwhals are toothed whales that are highly prized by the Inuit people. Sadly, like many other species, their numbers are declining because of their sensitivity to climate changes.
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