Wednesday, 2 August 2017

10 truly unique animals you won’t believe actually exist

Nature is truly full of surprises. Just when you think you’ve seen it all, some new, bizarre creature makes an appearance, instantly restoring your faith in the impossible. Bright Side has prepared a selection of really weird animals that you’ve probably never heard of, let alone ever met.

10. Mangalitsa Pig, a.k.a. ’a pig in sheep’s clothing’



This wooly pig was discovered in the mid-19th century. Such a shame that it didn’t become a common pet like dogs or cats.

9. Rhinopithecus, or golden snub-nosed monkey



Such a cutie!


8. Emperor tamarin

Check out the fabulous moustache on this one. Looks a bit like an actual emperor or an old, wise man, huh?

7. Patagonian Mara

A cross between a kangaroo and a hare?

6. Fluffy cow

They look like giant plushie toys!


5. Markhor Goat

It’s like he’s trying to catch an alien radio signal from space.


4. Raccoon dog

Can’t decide whether you want to get a dog or a raccoon? We have just the thing for you!


3. Blue Footed Booby


Their turquois legs never fail to catch attention. By the way, these birds have very amusing mating rituals.


2. Malayan Colugo

These eyes probably see a lot, and they definitely find everything surprising.


1. Venezuelan Poodle Moth

It was only discovered in 2009, and it really does look like a furry poodle!


Bonus: Cloud Antelope

Can you believe this gorgeous animal actually exists? Neither did we. :) It’s a wonderful toy made by Cmwyvern — but can we just dream about it being an actual living creature for a little bit?

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