You know, I spend so much time checking out what’s going on in outer space, that I often forget that there is some pretty cool stuff down on this planet too.
Earth is home to some of the strangest creatures that you will ever see. Who needs aliens when Mother Nature can create wildlife that would make a Hollywood creature creator jealous.
I’ve decided to pull together some of the oddest animals that I’ve ever seen. Feel free as always to add any that you can think of in the Comments below.
So, in no particular order, here are some of the Coolest Weird Creatures on Earth!
Remember the “light bulb” fish from Finding Nemo? That was none other than the Anglerfish, one of the ocean’s weirdest creatures. It is actually the female that has the funky lure. The video below, gives a great description of this odd and scary-looking fish. The videos and link are from an article on http://www.rt.com
Here is the entire article (including the clip from Finding Nemo)
The article also includes a hilarious True Facts video
The Peacock Spider
This colourful little guy goes all out to impress the ladies with his dance moves! Found in Australia, there are 48 species of this tiny arachnid. Check out this channel from Peacockspiderman, aka Jurgen Otto.
This bird can chomp on a baby crocodile, and resembles something from the Earth’s past. Presenting Africa’s Shoebill! Read some fun facts from Zambia Tourism about this odd
duck bird, and see what happens when a family encounters one at a zoo.
We all know about its beaver tail and duckbill, but its “sixth sense” and venom???? The cute and odd platypus is actually an efficient killer. Learn more from National Geographic.
The Stubby Squid
Looking like a child’s toy, this adorable-looking creature was found during an expedition by the EVNautilus. Click the link for details, and the video for the discovery.
If you want to see more bizarre animals, I found this article from http://www.boredpanda.com. Check it out!
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