Top 10 Animals that are Most Similar to Another Animal Species

This list is a pretty strange idea and you may disagree with some of my choices but I think some of the animal species on my list look like another animal. But that's just me.
The Top Ten
1 Alligator (Crocodile) Alligator (Crocodile) An alligator is a crocodilian in the genus Alligator of the family Alligatoridae. The two living species are the American alligator and the Chinese alligator. Additionally, several extinct species of alligator are known from fossil remains.

Sometimes I don't even know the difference between an alligator and a crocodile. They kind of look like the exact same animals, with very little differences. Both have very similar appearances from their long heads with sharp teeth, to scaly skin. These deadly reptiles also both like to spend their time in the water as well.

2 Tortoise (Turtle) Tortoise (Turtle)

I sometimes wonder if Tortoises are the same as turtles but this time, they walk on land and don't have long flippers. Sea turtles belong in the ocean and they use their gigantic flippers to swim across the water, whilst tortoises like to walk slowly on the ground. However, both have a gigantic shell protecting their body and they are cold blooded reptiles with similar designs.

Turtles are sea creatures, and tortoises are land, but other than that the differences are beyond me.

3 Rat (Mouse) Rat (Mouse) Rats are various medium-sized, long-tailed rodents of the superfamily Muroidea. "True rats" are members of the genus Rattus, the most important of which to humans are the black rat, Rattus rattus, and the brown rat, Rattus norvegicus.

Rats are similar to mice; both are rodents and both have a very similar design such as their tails, ears and overall body shape. However, more rats than nice are treated like pests and more mice than rats are sometimes kept as pets. Rats are slightly more bigger and sometimes deadlier than mice though.

Cute, but dangerous.

4 Jaguar (Leopard) Jaguar (Leopard) The jaguar is a wild cat species and the only extant member of the genus Panthera native to the Americas.

Jaguars and Leopards have very similar fur patterns and an overall similar design. Both are big cats and belong in the wild along with lions, tigers, cheetahs, etc. However, both animals have slightly different fur colour.

5 Red Panda (Fox and Raccoon) Red Panda (Fox and Raccoon) The red panda (Ailurus fulgens), or also known as the red bear-cat or the red cat-bear, is a mammal native to the Eastern Himalayas and Southwestern China. Despite having the word "panda" in its name, it's not a panda. It's closely related to raccoons

Is it just me, but red pandas look like a crossover breed between a fox and a raccoon. They have similar fur patterns and colour to foxes and they have a raccoon tail. All three animals also look extremely adorable and cuddly.

6 Moth (Butterfly) Moth (Butterfly) Moths comprise a group of insects related to butterflies, belonging to the order Lepidoptera. Most lepidopterans are moths; and there are thought to be approximately 160,000 species of moth, many of which are yet to be described.

Moths look like butterflies but less colourful and they are nocturnal. Both bugs have big wings they use to flutter around the sky and they sometimes both look pretty, despite butterflies looking more beautiful than moths.

7 Siberian Husky (Wolf) Siberian Husky (Wolf) The Siberian Husky is a medium size, dense-coat working dog breed that originated in north-eastern Siberia.

Siberian Huskies kind of look like wolves in a way, but this time, they are kept as pets by humans. Huskies have a very similar design to wolves and I sometimes wonder if huskies are actually smaller versions of wolves but this time, less wild. Both are wonderful breeds of canines.

8 Porcupine (Hedgehog) Porcupine (Hedgehog) Porcupines are rodentian mammals with a coat of sharp spines, or quills, that protect against predators.

Porcupines look like gigantic hedgehogs with lots of spikes coming from their back. Hedgehogs also have a back with spikes for protection. However, hedgehogs are more smaller and cuter than porcupines and both animals belong in different habitats.

This is an interesting one given that Porcupine's are not related to Hedgehog's they are actually rodents.

9 Rabbit (Hare) Rabbit (Hare) Rabbits are small mammals in the family Leporidae of the order Lagomorpha, found in several parts of the world. Rabbits are known for having long ears, and for being agile, as in having a notable ability to jump.

Both belong in the same family and both have similar designs such as their big ears and furry bodies. Rabbits are more smaller and common than hares and hares are slightly more bigger than rabbits particularly having bigger ears.

10 Guinea Pig (Hamster) Guinea Pig (Hamster) The guinea pig, also called the cavy or domestic guinea pig, is a species of rodent belonging to the family Caviidae and the genus Cavia.

Guinea Pigs remind me of bigger versions of hamsters. Both are kept as pets, both are rodents and both sometimes live in cages as homes and use the spinning wheel as a toy whilst walking. Both are also very cute animals.

The Contenders
11 Frog (Toad) Frog (Toad)
12 Seal (Sea Lion) Seal (Sea Lion) Seal, known as Pinniped, is a marine carnivorous mammals native to all continents, commonly to North America and Antarctica.

Almost identical. Only differences that I know of is their flippers and sea lions have ears while seals just have holes.

The seal in the image is like: "Oh really?"

13 Centipede (Millipedes)
14 Wasp (Bee)

They both pollinate flowers and are yellow and black.

15 Ostrich (Emu) Ostrich (Emu) The ostrich or common ostrich is either of two species of large flightless birds native to Africa, the only living member of the genus Struthio, which is in the ratite family. In 2014, the Somali ostrich was recognized as a distinct species.

Biggest birds? I think.

16 Flamingo (Swan) Flamingo (Swan) Flamingos or flamingoes are a type of wading bird in the genus Phoenicopterus, the only genus in the family Phoenicopteridae.

Flamingos look like pink swans with longer legs.

17 Koala (Sloth) Koala (Sloth) The koala is an arboreal herbivorous marsupial native to Australia. It is the only extant representative of the family Phascolarctidae and its closest living relatives are the wombats.
18 Puma (Cheetah) Puma (Cheetah) The cougar, also commonly known as the mountain lion, puma, panther, or catamount, is a large felid of the subfamily Felinae native to the Americas.

Aside from the obvious difference in their pelts, cheetahs are very similar to pumas even as far as the fact that they are the largest cats that can purr like a domestic cat.

19 Pollock (Cod) Pollock (Cod)
20 Wombat (Beaver) Wombat (Beaver)
21 Kangaroo (Wallaby) Kangaroo (Wallaby) The kangaroo is a marsupial from the family Macropodidae. In common use the term is used to describe the largest species from this family, especially those of the genus Macropus: the red kangaroo, antilopine kangaroo, eastern grey kangaroo, and western grey kangaroo.

Kangaroos are bigger.

22 Deer (Elk)
23 Yak (Buffalo)
24 Squid (Cuttlefish)
25 Sloth (Anteater)
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