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15 Crazy Animals You Won’t Believe Are Real! [PICS]

Here are 15 crazy animals that shouldn’t be real but are. These things really exist!

Evolution combined with time has worked together to create the fantastic, amazing, and bizarre creatures that you see here. Never in history has it been so readily available to witness these animals up close as now.

Take a walk through the strange and amazing history of life on Earth and the animals that make up part of the wild kingdom. These are the 15 crazy reasons why humans have to question everything and keep exploring our world.

1. Japanese Spider Crab

The world’s biggest arthropod can have a “wing span” of 10 feet or more and weigh over 40 pounds.

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Always Images

2. Lowland Streaked Tenrec

A native of Madagascar, the tenrec is barely five inches long but protects itself with sharp barbed spines similar to porcupine quills.

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Wikipedia

3. Blobfish

This sad, gelatinous-looking fish lives in the deep waters near Australia and New Zealand.

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Animal Kid

4. Star-nosed Mole

This refugee from a sci-fi picture digs through the U.S. and Canada, feeling its way along with a flanged face that is said to be able to detect seismic vibrations in the earth.

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Animal Spot

5. Cantor’s Giant Soft-shelled Turtle

Cantor’s turtle is a freshwater species that lives throughout Asia, can grow as much as six feet long, and looks like it melts in the hot sun.

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Fact Zoo

6. Saiga Antelope

This critically endangered antelope has almost disappeared in Russia and Kazakhstan. Its strange nose is said to help it filter the arid air.

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Img Arcade

7. Albino Humpback Whale

Migaloo, is the world’s only albino humpback.

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Lumazing

8. African Pangolin

Even though this scaly anteater looks like a cross between a dinosaur and a tank, it is a threatened species due to over hunting and trafficking for its meat and armor.

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Lumazing

9. Red-lipped batfish

Pucker up and say hello to the batfish. It lives around the Galapagos Islands and uses its fins to walk the sea floor in search of prey.

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Mass Pictures

10. Glaucus Atlanticus

This amazing-looking creature is a sea slug that eats, of all things, the deadly Portuguese man-o-war jellyfish.

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MNN

11. Aye-aye

A species of lemur that lives in Madagascar, the aye-aye will climb through the forest canopy and dig insects out of the trees using its extremely long fingers.

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Ocean Wide Images

12. Venezuelan Poodle Moth

Discovered in 2009, this species of moth will make you say “awww,” or run. There’s no in-between.

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Planet Save

13. Goblin Shark

This strange ocean native has been around for approximately 125 million years, probably because nothing will go near it.

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Rate Every Animal

14. Tufted Deer

A cute little deer with fangs? Great. Found in China and other areas of Asia.

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Zoo Chat

15. Sasquatch?

Stay tuned, ya’ll…

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We hope you’ve enjoyed these 15 crazy animals that have evolved on earth over the millennia. Keeping an eye on the scientific and the un-scientific will keep things real and honest in our world. Thinking out of the box is what has kept humanity growing.

The need to know is our greatest adventure. It’s what pushed the scientists of the world to discover these amazing animals and the way they live.

15 Crazy Animals You Won’t Believe Are Real! [PICS]