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8 Amazing & Unusual Animals (Slideshow)

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8 Amazing & Unusual Animals (Slideshow)


Everyone has a favorite animal — dolphins, perhaps, or koalas. Maybe even sloths or Red Pandas. And sure, those animals are all absolutely adorable, fascinating and amazing, they’re not the be-all-end-all when it comes to the animal kingdom. Click through to learn more about some of the more unusual creatures roaming our earths — maybe you’ll even find yourself a new favorite animal!

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Katie Waldeck

Katie is a freelance writer focused on pets, food and women’s issues. A Chicago native and longtime resident of the Pacific Northwest, Katie now lives in Oakland, California.


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11:16AM PST on Feb 13, 2013

Thanks, sharing!! Nature rocks!!

7:48PM PDT on Oct 29, 2012

Wonderful list; thanks.

10:28AM PDT on Oct 12, 2012

all are so unique and intriguing! evolution and such really make for some unusual features!

3:54AM PDT on Sep 11, 2012

The most amazing fact was about Okapi.I knew that it was weird,but not a relative of the giraffe!!Thank you for sharing!!

2:17PM PDT on Sep 9, 2012

Got to Love them All!!

5:41AM PDT on Sep 5, 2012

Beautiful,thanks for sharing

2:35PM PDT on Sep 3, 2012

Amazing animals

12:08PM PDT on Sep 3, 2012

We can't destroy their homes, there is too much to lose and to discover yet.

10:50AM PDT on Sep 3, 2012

theyr absolutely adorable noone should destroy the rainforest or hms of these animals because there is prob so many animals we dont even know about

3:06AM PDT on Sep 3, 2012

Interesting, thanks.

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