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8 Weird Animals You Didn’t Know That They Existed

While it is common knowledge that the planet is home to millions of distinct animal species, it is also common knowledge that some of these animals are hostile, whil

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While we already know that there are millions of different animal species that exist on the planet, some of which are aggressive, others of which are sweet, loving, and adorable. However, there are also some strange animals that you were completely unaware even existed.

Let’s take a look at some of the animal species that can be found around the world.

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#1. What is the strangest animal to ever exist?

1. Glass frog

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Source: National Geographic

2. Glaucus Atlanticus

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Source: Behance

This particular species of blue sea slug is also known by its alternate name, the blue dragon. You could find it in warm waters of the oceans, as it floats on the surface because of a gas-filled sack in its stomach.

3. Lyrebirds

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Source: WIRED

4. Dumbo Octopus

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Source: Owlcation

5. Macropinna Microstoma

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Source: Wikipedia

Macropinna microstoma is a species of fish that lives at a depth of about 600 metres to 800 metres, hanging nearly motionless in the water. It has an odd head shape with a dome on top that is see-through and filled with fluid.

6. MataMata

7. Leafy Sea-dragon

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Source: National Geographic

The leafy sea-dragon or is a close relative of seahorse; they are some of the most camouflaged creatures. They are able to blend in with their surroundings thanks to the lobes of their skin, which give them the appearance of seaweed. While they are moving through the water, leafy sea dragons can keep up a convincing illusion. This striking animal inhabits the waters off the southern and western coasts of Australia, where it can be found.

8. Lowland Streaked Tenrec

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Source: Dreamstime
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