Animals Most People Haven't Heard Of

The world is full of amazing animals, but there are some that are equally cool as the ones we all know, but no one knows about them. They can be found on this list, and if not, and you think no one knows it, add it!

The Top Ten

1 Genet

Never heard of this at all, but it looks pretty cool. I've heard of most of the other ones too

2 Clouded Leopard Clouded Leopard

Who doesn't know them? And even if there are a few people, it shouldn't be #2!

Who doesn't know what a clouded leopard is?! It is so commonly known!

Seems interesting... Googling it right now! - Fan_of_Good_Music

3 House of Anubis House of Anubis House of Anubis is a mystery television series developed for Nickelodeon based on the Dutch-Belgian television series Het Huis Anubis.

House of Anubis sounds like a cool animal

This is not a joke

This is not an animal. - PatrickStar

Somebody didn't read the title. - RalphBob

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4 Wallaby

Some sort of kangaroo animal. - astroshark

5 Kinkajou

There are not rodents monkey like

6 Markhor

Looked it up lol!

Whoever put this here actually got me. Imma look it up - SilviaCat

7 Least Weasel
8 Capybara Capybara The capybara is the largest rodent in the world. It is a member of the genus Hydrochoerus, of which the only other extant member is the lesser capybara.
9 Cockshafer Beetle
10 Asian Small-Clawed Otter

The Contenders

11 Tree Kangaroo

We have a tree Kangaroo at the local wildlife park and I was their when she arrived - mew28221

I've never heard of these

12 Liger

They're pretty well known but whatever.

Actually pretty well known - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

13 Acorn Weevil
14 Swift Fox

Pardon me what is this swift fox?

15 Basilisk Lizard

An enemy to all diaries! - keycha1n

Ther is a Basilik snake in Harry Potter. - Connor360

16 Meerkat Meerkat The meerkat or suricate is a small carnivoran belonging to the mongoose family. It is the only member of the genus Suricata.

LOL its funny its on here because everyone knows a meerkat - venomouskillingmachine

Thousands of people know meerkats - Fuli201

I have heard of a meerkat

I've heard of this. - Minecraftcrazy530

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17 Hedgehog Hedgehog A hedgehog is any of the spiny mammals of the subfamily Erinaceinae, in the eulipotyphlan family Erinaceidae.

A lot of people now this animal. - PatrickStar

Really? After Sonic hit the streets, everybody wants a pet hedgehog - TwilightKitsune

WHAT WHAT WHAT HOW doesn't KNOW A HEDGEHOG? Off with the head.

18 Aardwolf

Not a cross between aardvark and wolf. I heard that it's actually not really a wolf despite the name - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

Not many people know this one, but I have known for a few months. - Fuli201

Part of hyena group

19 Isopoda

I don't know

20 Provost's Squirrel
21 Glass Frog

A frog with clear stomach so you can see some of its organs. Pretty cool - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

These are really cool animals. - Minecraftcrazy530

22 Coelacanth Coelacanth Coelacanths are lobe-fin fish that have lived more than 70 million years ago. Two kinds are still around today, swimming in the deep waters of the Indian Ocean.

I know what this is because of Animal Crossing. It's a fish - Imreallyboredrightnow

Prehistoric fish that lives until now - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

He is my favorite fish - Triceratops

23 Ophthalmosaurus Ophthalmosaurus
24 Puss Moth Caterpillar
25 Spiny Katydid
26 Frill-Necked Lizard
27 Vampire Squid

Deep-sea-dwelling squid with fleshy spikes on its tentacles, but despite the name doesn't suck blood. One of my favorite deep-sea-dwelling animals - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

I was hoping this was on here. The Deep-sea Vampire Squid. - Kolobanov

28 Pigbutt Worm

AKA Flying buttocks. No kidding, it literally looks like floating disembodied butts. Evolution must be drunk X-D - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

29 Blobfish Blobfish The blobfish is a deep sea fish of the family Psychrolutidae. It inhabits the deep waters off the coasts of mainland Australia and Tasmania, as well as the waters of New Zealand.

That dude is probably frowning from how ugly he is. - JakePlaid

This guy's pretty popular thanks to its ugliness lol - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

It looks like a head without the skull or jaws.

Known as the ugliest animal.

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30 Echidna

Never heard of it - Imreallyboredrightnow

31 Walking Leaf
32 Man-Faced Stink Bug
33 Scorpionfish
34 Frilled Shark
35 Stoat
36 Mexican Cyclops Shark

I've seen one while I was bathing

37 Sea Pig Sea Pig Scotoplanes, commonly known as the sea pig, is a genus of deep-sea holothurian echinoderm of the family Elpidiidae, order Elasipodida.
38 Tarsier
39 Okapi Okapi The okapi is a giraffid artiodactyl mammal native to the northeast of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Central Africa.
40 Hatchetfish
41 Frogfish
42 Saiga Antelope
43 Yeti Crab
44 Star-Nosed Mole Star-Nosed Mole The star-nosed mole is a small mole found in wet low areas in the northern parts of North America. It is the only member of the tribe Condylurini and the genus Condylura.
45 Tasmanian Tiger Tasmanian Tiger
46 Golden Toad
47 Tapir Tapir A tapir is a large, herbivorous mammal, similar in shape to a pig, with a short, prehensile nose trunk.
48 Goblin Shark Goblin Shark
49 Gulper Eel
50 Giraffe-Necked Weevil
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1. Capybara
2. Cockshafer Beetle
3. Acorn Weevil
1. Hedgehog
2. Pigbutt Worm
3. Frill-Necked Lizard
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2. Glass Frog
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