10 Weird and Strange Animals You Have to See to Believe

You have to see these animals to believe they exist.

The Zombie Snail is an animal right out of the walking dead. Their tentacles are actually filled with parasites that take over the snail. The parasite causes the tentacles to change colors and attract birds.

zombie snail

Goblin Shark This is a strange looking shark that lives on the bottom of the ocean, but has the ability to dislocate its jaw and thrust it towards the prey and then reattach the jaw. Think of throwing dentures at someone.

goblin shark

Nudibranch Sea Slug This slug gets it’s colors and even toxins from the food it eats. It would be like you turning orange after eating carrots.

nudibranch snail

Dumbo Octopus This animal lays eggs and can survive at depths as deep as 13,000 feet.

dumbo octopus

Saddleback Caterpillar Besides looking bizarre this caterpillar can inflict a painful sting.

Tarsier This primate found in the Philippines, is the smallest primate. It is nocturnal and feeds on insects and small lizards. It is very nimble in trees.

tarsier

Cape Rain Frog This frog looks like a rock. This round frog of South Africa will stay in a burrow for months to avoid the heat before coming out to feed.

cape rain frog

 

Komodo Dragon Komodo dragons cannibalize other Komodo dragons, plus they can inject venom into their prey.

komodo dragon

 

Cuttlefish These Cephalopods have the ability to camouflage in amazing ways. They can change colors based on the environment in an instant. Cuttlefish use pigmented organs, and elastic sacs called chromatophores, to display red, yellow, brown, and black directly.

Hippo  Hippos are mammals that love the water. They have many traits in common with whales. They have a strange habit. They fling their feces with their tail.

hippo