Top Ten Weirdest Looking Animals

These creatures, although foreign looking to our eyes, obviously have a niche in natures grand design. I found so many water creatures that looked odd, I added a few land creatures in an attempt to give the list a little balance. Its a community list, so if you'd like, add any you have seen or can find online.
The Top Ten
1 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.

They only look like a blob when they're not in deep water. This is because they need a large surface area to put up with the underwater pressure which squeezes their bodies inwards. I heard that they look just like normal fish whilst their in their natural highly pressured habitats.

It's like a wet sac of that so-called "slime" my sister has with poked in eyeballs.

Why does this thing look like captain underpants but unhappy? So weird.

2 Sea Pig Scotoplanes, commonly known as the sea pig, is a genus of deep-sea holothurian echinoderm of the family Elpidiidae, order Elasipodida.

I read some stuff about this one, and initially was surprised to find it can fit in the palm of your hand. Further along, I read it is closely related to a sea cucumber, and it has no brain, like a jelly fish. It also looks quite a bit differant than this depiction moving along the deep sea/ocean floor. Interesting

I had no idea this existed. Now I wish I hadn't found out because whatever that thing is, it's gonna be in my nightmares.

Seriously, just look at one, and you know it's super weird looking.

3 Pacu Fish Pacu is a common name used to refer to several species of omnivorous South American freshwater serrasalmid fish that are related to the piranha. Pacu and piranha do not have similar teeth, the main difference being jaw alignment; piranha have pointed, razor-sharp teeth in a pronounced underbite, whereas... read more

When this fish opens its mouth, it has teeth of similar quality and shape of humans, and is arranged in the same way!

Oh! So that's where my grandpa's removable denture went.

Woah, that is one weird looking fish.

4 Indian Purple Frog A unique species of frog endemic to the Western Ghats in India, the Indian Purple Frog is notable for its bulbous body and short limbs. Primarily subterranean, it comes above ground only for a short period during the monsoon season to breed. Its appearance and behaviors have led to it being classified... read more

Umm... This looked kinda like a blob fish that fell victim of toxic radiation to me... Maybe it's an alien? I really don't know how this is called a frog...

It's so ugly. And it's weird, but mostly just very ugly. And it looks so slimy.

This looks like someone mixed a bloated, slimy toad with a mole.

5 Glaucus Atlanticus Glaucus atlanticus is a species of small, blue sea slug, a pelagic aeolid nudibranch, a shell-less gastropod mollusk in the family Glaucidae.

Also known as 'The Blue Dragon', it keeps afloat by using a gas filled sac on its stomach. It looks really weird and cool at the same time.

This beautiful animal which looks like a mythical dragon is actually a type of sea slug, believe it or not.

So beautiful! It looks like a creature that came out of a fantasy book.

6 Venezuelan Poodle Moth The Venezuelan poodle moth is a possible new species of moth discovered in 2009 by Dr. Arthur Anker of Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, in the Gran Sabana region of Venezuela.

It really does kind of look like a dog, with huge, hairy wings and body.

It kinda looks like a cute pokemon, but the wings and everything is so damn THICC.

7 Goblin Shark

This is the messed up result of merging a swordfish, anglerfish, and a tiger shark.

Deep sea fish are the stuff of nightmares.

Goblin Sharks look like something I would discover in No Man's Sky

8 Thorny Dragon The thorny dragon or thorny devil is an Australian Lizard, also known as the mountain devil, the thorny lizard, or the moloch.

This lizard has a 'false head' which he shows to predators by dipping his head down.

9 Dumbo Octopus Dumbo Octopus (Grimpoteuthis) is a small deep sea animal that dwells on the ocean floor at the depths of 9,800 to 13,000 feet. They are the deepest living octopuses known. It was named from a 1941 Disney film Dumbo.

I swear I thought this was a cartoon creature the moment I saw this

10 Axolotl The axolotl, Ambystoma mexicanum, also known as the Mexican walking fish, is a neotenic salamander related to the tiger salamander. Although the axolotl is colloquially known as a "walking fish", it is not a fish, but an amphibian. The axolotl is only native to Lake Xochimilco and Lake Chalco in Mexico... read more

There is already a Pokemon version of it.

Looks like a Pokemon or something.

The Contenders
11 Naked Mole Rat The naked mole-rat, also known as the sand puppy, is a burrowing rodent native to parts of East Africa. It is closely related to the blesmols and is the only species in the genus Heterocephalus of the family Heterocephalidae.

They hardly even go up to surface, but they instead stay in the warm soil... This might explain why they have no fur.

I dislike naked mole rats because they're so ugly and gross.

12 Panda Ant The Mutillidae are a family of more than 3,000 species of wasps whose wingless females resemble large, hairy ants.

I just thumbed up cause its weird and super cool!

This little ant looks like a spiky panda.

13 Blue Parrotfish The blue parrotfish is a member of the parrotfish genus Scarus. It is found on coral reefs in shallow water in the tropical and subtropical parts of the western Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea.

I don't think that it looks weird. It's just that the colour is unique because it seems to run from light to dark blue. Looks so pretty.

It is a complete, neon blue color.

14 Mantis Shrimp The mantis shrimp, or stomatopod, is a type of marine crustacean of the order Stomatopoda. Most species can grow to around 10 centimetres in length, though a few species reach up to 38 cm.

Did you know that the mantis shrimp has 16 color cones? Humans only have 3, and dogs have 2.

This multi-coloured guy has long stalks that end in eyes.

Has the strongest punch of any animal even stronger than The Rock

15 Human Humans (Homo sapiens) are the most abundant and widespread species of primate, characterized by bipedalism and large, complex brains. This has enabled the development of advanced tools, culture, and language. Humans are highly social and tend to live in complex social structures composed of many cooperating... read more

We act very weird compared to other animals, but then again it's ok since no one really cares.

Humans are the only animals on Earth that destroy their environment.

16 Viperfish A viperfish is any species of marine fish in the genus Chauliodus. Viperfish are characterized by long, needle-like teeth and hinged lower jaws. A typical viperfish grows to lengths of 30 to 60 cm.

It's a deep sea creature, of course it's ugly.

Looks like those eels from Mario.

17 Pufferfish The Tetraodontidae are a family of primarily marine and estuarine fish of the order Tetraodontiformes.
18 Elephant Seal Elephant seals are large, oceangoing earless seals in the genus Mirounga. The two species, the northern elephant seal (M.

Another animal with a Squidward nose? Oh no...

19 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.
20 Chameleon Chameleons or chamaeleons are a distinctive and highly specialized clade of old world lizards with 202 species described as of June 2015. These species come in a range of colors, and many species have the ability to change colors.
21 Platypus The platypus, also known as the duck-billed platypus, is a semiaquatic egg-laying mammal endemic to eastern Australia, including Tasmania.

I have a Perry the Platypus pet mode plush amen my mom thought that it was a duck.

It looks like a beaver with a duck bill attached to it's face.

22 Praying Mantis The praying mantis is an insect known for its distinctive posture of holding its front legs in a manner that resembles a prayer. It belongs to the Mantidae family and is characterized by its elongated body, triangular head, and large compound eyes. Praying mantises are skilled predators, often waiting... read more
23 Andean Condor A South American bird species, the Andean Condor is one of the world's largest flying birds due to its wingspan, which can exceed 10 feet. It predominantly feeds on carrion and holds significant cultural and symbolic importance in various Andean cultures.
24 Bubble Eye

Are those it's testicles or something?

25 Umbonia Spinosa

They look like they're carrying the top of a fig on their back.

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