Pig the Dog: the Pooch that looks Photoshopped!

Photo: Joey Kennedy/AL.com

World, meet Pig. Pig isn’t actually a pig, of course, she’s a dog; albeit an unusual looking one. The 8-month old mutt has scrawny legs,…

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What does the ___ say? 10 Unexpected & Unusual Animal Sounds (videos)

What does the ___ say? 10 Unexpected & Unusual Animal Sounds (videos)

I bet you think you know what an owl sounds like: “Hoot hoot, duhhhh.” But not so fast – there are other, sometimes otherworldly, noises…

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They See Me Rollin’: New Cartwheeling Flic-flac Spider Discovered

They See Me Rollin': New Cartwheeling Flic-flac Spider Discovered

What’s that bouncing along the horizon? It’s not a tumbleweed, that’s for sure. It’s a newly discovered Moroccan Flic-flac Spider (Cebrennus rechenbergi). I have to say,…

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Alright, Here’s the Aquatic Scrotum Frog: a Name and a Face You Won’t Soon Forget!

Black Dragonfish: From Googly-eyed Spaghetti to Deep-sea Monster

Black Dragonfish: From Googly-eyed Spaghetti to Deep-sea Monster

Habitat: common in deep, temperate and equatorial oceanic waters Status: Not Listed Looking at the drawing above, you’re probably thinking it’s from some Hitchhiker’s Guide to the…

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Meet the Spider That Looks Just Like the Pringles Man

Meet the Spider That Looks Just Like the Pringles Man

Habitat: South, East, and South East Asia; west from Pakistan and India, north towards China and Japan, and south towards the Philippines, Papua New Guinea and…

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South American Leaf Fish: ‘Leaf Mimic’ Hoover Vac’s Its Prey

photo: www.archer-fish.ru

Habitat: South America: Amazon River basin in Peru, Brazil, Bolivia, Columbia, and Venezuela Status: Not Evaluated You know that saying “Make like a tree and LEAF ME…

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American Bittern: the “Plumper Lunking,” Camouflaging, Weirdo Bird

photo: reddit.com

There are some animals that can easily scare the daylights out of you. The Predatory Hawaiian Caterpillar, being one, for example. But, there are also…

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Taonius borealis: Bizarre Deep-sea Squid with Snooki Hair and Giant WALL-E eyes!

photo: 2011 MBARI

Habitat: temperate and boreal North Pacific Status: Not Evaluated God I love deep-sea creatures. This cartoony-looking squid is Taonius borealis. It kind of looks like…

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Sea Sapphire: the Most Beautiful Animal You’ve Never Heard Of

photo: Stefan Siebert

 Habitat: oceans worldwide (?) Status: Not Listed Sometimes I happen across creatures that quite literally take my breath away. This happens to be one of…

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