15 Weirdest Animals You Had No Idea Existed

#11 Actually Looks Like Tolkien’s Golem With Elephant Ears. You HAVE to See It to Believe It

We’re sure you’ve seen some of the classics at other viral news sites, and by now you’re rolling your eyes thinking, “P’SHAH. That ain’t outrageous enough for me!” You guys want weird-looking dinosaur stuff or maybe the next viral video on megalodon dry-humping a mermaid or something.

Well, these weirdest animals come pretty close. We’re almost positive you’ve not seen these 15 animals that actually do exist. Some are freaky looking. Others are actually quite cute. Some look as if there was some weird cross-breeding going on.

But one thing’s for sure: all remind us that we live in one heck of a colorful and interesting Earth. And we should cherish everything on it.

#1 Lowland Streaked Tenrec

15 Weirdest Animals You Had No Idea Existed
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15 Weirdest Animals You Had No Idea Existed  15 Weirdest Animals You Had No Idea Existed

You’re asking yourself what a “tenrec” is, thinking there has to be a typo somewhere in there. The only thing I can tell you is this: a tenrec is a type of hedgehog or shrew, mainly found in Madagascar, which is why you never knew these critters ever existed (when was the last time you ever been to Madagascar??).

Looks like a rat f*сkеd a hedgehog, and this is what we got. Interesting.

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