The World's Most Unique-Looking Animals

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Here below listed is a compilation of the world’s most unique-looking creatures. Some are cute, some are strange while some can be, yes… ugly.

Still, the common denominator is that they are all unique-looking.


Popularly known as the Mexican walking fish, the axolotl is not actually a fish but a salamander. They can grow up to 9 inches long and are commonly found in lakes in Mexico.

These four-legged salamander rarely leaves the water and walks on using its legs at the bottom of the lake.


From the genius Pithecia, the Saki is one of the many New World Monkeys. These monkeys can grow up to 30-50 cm and can weigh up to 5 kg.

Sakis natural habitat is the Amazon rainforest specifically in the ranges of South America up to Columbia, Peru, central Brazil and Argentinean jungles.

The Female Humpbacked Angler Fish

These strange looking fish commonly resides in north-western European countries. Some of them live in open water while others are bottom-dwellers.

They are named for their “angling” method of predation.

In some Asian countries, the female humpbacked angler fish is consumed as a delicacy as a result the Greenpeace added it to its seafood red list — a list of rare and endangered fish that are commonly sold in supermarkets worldwide.

Long-Eared Jerboa

The long-eared jerboa sometimes dubbed as the “mickey mouse of the dessert” This nocturnal rodent has long tails and exceptionally large ears.

Its body measures up to 90 mm. These unique looking rodents are mostly found in protected areas in Mongolia and in some parts of China.

Due to its rare and elusive nature, little is known about the specie.


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