21 Strangest, Weirdest, Ugliest, Creepiest Animals in the World

    It’s like the animal kingdom's version of a punk-rocker. The lowland tenrec's colorful quills can create high-pitched sound when rubbed together. (Shutterstock)

    In the age of digital photography, we’ve all seen so many foreign and strange things. Even so, these animals are surprising sights. Imagine coming across one of these in the wild.

    A few of these unusual animals are cute, such as the Kirk’s Dik-Dik, but some are creepy, like the naked mole rat. 

    1. Kirk’s Dik-Dik

    Kirk's Dik-Dik
    (Chester Zoo)


    2. Pink Fairy Armadillo

    Pink Fairy Armadillo
    (Wikimedia Commons)


    3. Aye-Aye

    (Rob Cousins/Bristol Zoo via Getty Images)

    (Rob Cousins/Bristol Zoo via Getty Images)


    4. Leaf-Tailed Gecko

    Leaf-Tailed Gecko
    Image of a leaf-tailed gecko via Shutterstock


    5. Naked Mole Rat

    Naked Mole Rat
    (Wikimedia Commons)


    6. Atretochoana Snake

    Atretochoana eiselti
    (Musa Sudai/Wikimedia Commons)

    Atretochoana eiselti
    (Wikimedia Commons)


    7. Idolomantis

    Image of an idolomantis via Shutterstock


    8. Tufted Deer

    Tufted Deer
    Image of a tufted deer via Shutterstock


    9. Dugong

    Image of a dugong via Shutterstock


    10. Shoebill

    Image of a shoebill via Shutterstock

    (Bryan Shrode/Wikimedia Commons)


    11. Mantis Shrimp

    Mantis Shrimp
    Image of a mantis shrimp via Shutterstock


    12. Marabou

    Image of a marabou via Shutterstock


    • rg9rts

      A little bio would be nice don’t you think? Like where they live etc??