Check out this article "BIZZARE ANIMAL CREATURES THAT ACTUALLY EXIST" :) I thought maybe these animals and insects were photoshopped so I looked a few up and sure enough they are REAL. Very cool stuff, guess you really do learn something every day (or at least some days). This one is a Lowland Streaked Tenrec.

Strange Animals You Didn’t Know Exist Lowland Streaked Tenrec Found in Madagascar, Africa, this small tenrec is the only mammal known to use stridulation for generating sound – something that’s usually associated with snakes and insects.

**Lowland Streaked Tenrec - The tenrec is a mammal of the family Tenrecidae, found on Madagascar and in parts of the African mainland. Tenrecs are widely diverse; as a result of convergent evolution, they resemble hedgehogs, shrews, opossums, mice and even otters.

**Lowland Streaked Tenrec - The tenrec is a mammal of the family Tenrecidae, found on Madagascar and in parts of the African mainland. Tenrecs are widely diverse; they resemble hedgehogs, shrews, opossums, mice and even otters.

The Lowland Spiky Streaked Tenrec, Madagascar

**Lowland Streaked Tenrec - The tenrec is a mammal of the family Tenrecidae, found on Madagascar and in parts of the African mainland. Tenrecs are widely diverse

21 More Weird Animals You Never Knew Existed

Strange Animals You Didn’t Know Exist Lowland Streaked Tenrec Found in Madagascar, Africa, this small tenrec is the only mammal known to use stridulation for generating sound – something that’s usually associated with snakes and insects.

Animals you probably never knew existed- Sunda Colugo

Animals you probably never knew even existed.

Also named the Sunda Flying Lemur or the Malayan Flying Lemur. The Sunda Flying Lemur, also known as the Malayan Flying Lemur, is a species of colugo, not lemur. Until recently, it was thought to b.

My face when people ask when I'm going to have children.

One seriously pissed off bird! The Shoebill (Balaeniceps rex), also known as the Whalehead or Shoe-billed Stork

Zebra duiker - small antelope from Côte d'Ivoire. They have golden or reddish-brown fur with characteristic zebra stripes. Hence the name. They live in tropical forests and feed on leaves and fruits

The zebra duiker is a small antelope found in Ivory Coast and other parts of Africa. They have gold or red-brown coats with distinctive zebr.

Tenrec - Tenrecidae is a family of mammals found on Madagascar and parts of Africa. Tenrecs are widely diverse, resembling hedgehogs, shrews, opossums, mice and even otters, as a result of convergent evolution.

Tenrec - Tenrecidae is a family of mammals found on Madagascar and parts of Africa. Tenrecs are widely diverse, resembling hedgehogs, shrews, opossums, mice and even otters. The real question: Can I have one?

Reptile Inspiration <3

Thorny dragon (Moloch horridus) The thorny dragon or thorny devil is an Australian lizard. The thorny devil grows up to 20 cm in) in length, and it can live for up to 20 years.

Z Teresko- Bearded pig

Bearded Pig from Borneo at the Henry Doorly Zoo, Nebraska

Bearded Pig from Borneo at the Henry Doorly Zoo, Nebraska. By: Joel Sartore

Platypus. Visit Facebook: "Animals are Awesome". Animals, Wildlife, Pictures, Photography, Beautiful, Cute.

Duckbill Platypus---the duck-billed platypus is a semiaquatic egg-laying mammal endemic to eastern Australia, including Tasmania.

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The Venezuelan Poodle Moth is a possible new species of moth discovered in 2009 by Dr. Arthur Anker of Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, in the Gran Sabana region of Venezuela. It bears similarities to the Diaphora mendica, the Muslin Moth, but most likely bel.

Haha the snake tried.

oliviabeanlove: givemeinternet:a brave snake saving a fish from drowning! A brave snake saving a fish from drowning.

The nocturnal tree-living Binturong (Arctictis binturong), also known as the Palawan Bearcat, is neither a bear or a cat. It belongs to the same family as civets. by Red Salonga

Binturong (Arctictis Binturong), also known as Bearcat or Palawan Binturong What a creepy little creature.found in Palawan, Philippines.

Horsehead Grasshopper found in Peru.

The Horsehead Grasshopper is from Western South America, more specifically the jungles of Ecuador and Peru. It looks like a stick insect and has the diet of a stick insect (foliage, tree leaves) but it is actually a real grasshopper.

Echidna together with the platypus, are the only extant mammals that lay eggs (order Monotremata).

Echidna together with the Platypus, are the only extant mammals that lay eggs (order Monotremata). Spines are modified hair

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