science The Top 100 Weirdest Creatures On Earth

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The most awesome, dangerous, and weirdest animals ever.

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Anglerfish Anglerfishes are fish that are members of the teleost order Lophiiformes. They are bony fish named for their characteristic mode of predation, in which a fleshy growth from the fish's head acts as a ...more

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Vampire Squid The vampire squid is a small, deep-sea cephalopod found throughout the temperate and tropical oceans of the world. Unique retractile sensory filaments justify the vampire squid's placement in its own ...more

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Dumbo Octopus

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Giant Squid Giant Squid is a post-metal, progressive-rock band, based out of San Francisco, California since 2007, but originated from Sacramento, California in 2002, as well as a stint in Austin, Texas ...more

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Frill-necked Lizard The frilled-neck lizard, also known as the frilled lizard or frilled dragon, is a type of lizard that is found mainly in northern Australia and southern New Guinea. This species is the only member of ...more

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Opabinia Opabinia regalis is an extinct stem-arthropod found in the Middle Cambrian Burgess Shale Lagerstätte of British Columbia, Canada. Fewer than twenty good specimens have been described; 3 specimens ...more

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Praying Mantis David is carried away by the throb of guitars, the drone of the cicadas, the scent of the bougainvillea, but most of all by Linda.

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Postosuchus Postosuchus, meaning "crocodile from Post", is an extinct genus of rauisuchian reptiles comprising two species, P. kirkpatricki and P. alisonae, that lived in what is now North America ...more

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Mastodon Like Mammoths but much more pwnage.

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Amphipod

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Gastornis Gastornis is an extinct genus of large flightless birds that lived during the late Paleocene and Eocene epochs of the Cenozoic era. The genus is currently thought to contain three or four distinct ...more

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Meganeura Meganeura is a genus of extinct insects from the Carboniferous period approximately 300 million years ago, which resembled and are related to the present-day dragonflies. With wingspans of up to 65 ...more

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Coelophysis The oldest known "Dinosaurs", they are related to all dinosaurs after them. Kind of like big velociraptors.

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Chasmatosaurus is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Top 100 Weirdest Creatures On Earth

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Arsinoitherium Arsinoitherium is an extinct genus of paenungulate mammal belonging to the extinct order Embrithopoda. It is related to elephants, sirenians, hyraxes and the extinct desmostylians. Arsinoitheres were ...more

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Brontoscorpio

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Ambulocetus Ambulocetus was an early cetacean that could walk as well as swim. Along with other members of Ambulocetidae, it is a transitional fossil that shows how whales evolved from land-living mammals. It is ...more

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Tucan

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Piranhas

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Aardvark The aardvark is a medium-sized, burrowing, nocturnal mammal native to Africa. It is the only living species of the order Tubulidentata, although other prehistoric species and genera of Tubulidentata ...more

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Smilodon Ancient, huge, dangerous cats.

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Mammoth A mammoth is any species of the extinct genus Mammuthus, proboscideans commonly equipped with long, curved tusks and, in northern species, a covering of long hair. They lived from the Pliocene epoch ...more