Among the thousands of species, animals are the most amazing creatures in the World. But what if that ‘WOW’ turns to ‘OMG’?. The world’s weirdest animals are ready to amaze you in our Wild section. Here is the list of top 10 weirdest animals in the world.
A member of Petromyzonidae family, Lamprey is a weird, eel-like creature with horny teeth and circular sucking mouth which looks like an aperture. It is found in coastal and freshwater all over the world except Africa.
9) Japanese Spider Crab
If you are scared of spiders, control your heartbeats because up next is a giant member of the spider family, whose life cycle is as long as 100 years. They are smarter & dangerous than you think. Dwelling in deep and dark places inside the ocean, they have a fair chance of protecting themselves. By the way, these sea animals are delicious & eatable.
8) Toxic ‘Toupee’ Caterpillar
This fluffy looking rare animal may look cuddly to you, but be aware! This weird creature is the most poisonous animal in the US. It may look to you like Donald Trump’s Hair, but it’s not at all huggable.
7) Black Sea Devil
The world rare category animals include an anglerfish known as ‘The Black Sea Devil’. Her gaping mouth and razor-sharp teeth make her look like a devil inside the sea. This is a female which is about 17 cm long, whereas the male is only 3 cm in size. They can be seen in Indian, Pacific and Atlantic Ocean.
6) Komondor Dog
This rare and furry breed of dog is a Hungarian sheepdog, also known as ‘Mop dogs’. This 30 inches tall creature is calm in nature but also helps in guarding livestock. It has a corded white coat which looks like dreadlocks. It weighs 40-50 kgs and has a life span of 10-12 years.
5) The Gerenuk
The tall and weird looking antelope Gerenuk lives in the woodland forest and occupied fifth position in the list of top 10 weirdest animals in the world. Weighing around 32-50kgs, this rare creature has a lifespan of 13 years.This ‘Giraffe-necked’ animal is a herbivore and is found in African regions.
4) Superb Bird of Paradise
This beautifully weird animal is renowned for its elaborate and captivating plumage. They are known for their romance and courtship displays and peculiar style. The feathers of a male paradise bird are greenish blue in color, whereas a female has dark brownish colored plumage.
3) Yeti Crab
This hairy creature is a ‘furry lobster’ and it’s thought to be blind. Discovered in the South Pacific Ocean, it resides deep inside the sea and protects itself using its toxic pincers which resemble fur. This rare creature could be 15 cm or below in length.
2) Pink Fairy Armadillo
Second in the list of top 10 weirdest animals in the world is Pink Fairy Armadillo, the tiny, pale rose colored mammal. They survive on ants and worms and their hard shell protects them from other wild animals. They weigh around 120g and with a lifespan of 5-10 years, they are the smallest members of the armadillo family.
Winning our Top ten strangest and weirdest animals list is our very cute omnivorous primate from the Madagascar family. With sharp claws, this nocturnal animal is the endangered species of lemurs and weighs around 2.3 kg with its tail bigger than the body.