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Re: Weirdest Animals on the Planet?

Post by Thandi » Wed Jun 01, 2011 8:30 pm

A cuttlesish. They are weird and cute. =3
everything out of the ordinary is considered weird, i try to stay clear of the eathlings and their fears

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Re: Weirdest Animals on the Planet?

Post by Mariah Star » Wed Jun 01, 2011 10:34 pm

Ever seen a Leafy Seadragon? Well, basically they look like floating seaweed, but it really isn't! I can just say this: their weird, but surprisingly beautiful! :D
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Post by xSelene » Sat Jun 04, 2011 11:28 pm

Leafy Sea Dragons always kind of gave me the creeps. I do find them to be rather beautiful looking creatures but they just appear so oddly shaped. I must say though, when looking at them within a bunch of seaweed they're really hard to find. Or at least they were for me. :P
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Re: Weirdest Animals on the Planet?

Post by Grin » Sun Jun 05, 2011 10:43 am

I once saw a few sea dragons up close at an aquarium in Hawaii. Honestly, I think they're so neat and beautiful. Their leafy camouflage doesn't strike me as creepy. When they float and move around, they seem so graceful too. Bugs with similar camouflage creep me out though. x] There are several types, including leaf bugs.

Also, Kinkajous are pretty strange. This page has a few interesting facts about them, plus a cute picture of one: http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/a ... kajou.html

I think it's interesting how they can turn their feet backwards and use their tail to clutch onto things.

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Re: Weirdest Animals on the Planet?

Post by paperpaws » Mon Jun 06, 2011 12:03 am

The more I stare at anteaters, the more I get confused by their general anatomy, haha.

Leafy Sea Dragons look so graceful to me. I like those. :)

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Re: Weirdest Animals on the Planet?

Post by NightlyH » Mon Jun 06, 2011 4:39 am

If you really look deep into it, really everything on this planet is weird in it's own way! Something that might seem really cute has to be different from something else. So, in it's own sense, it is weird to that animal or person just as it is weird to another person. We think it is weird simply because we never saw it before and our mind wants to reject it. Sorta like people that are missing a leg or an arm, we want to stay away from them since they are different...

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Post by greatninjawolf » Mon Jun 06, 2011 7:22 pm

the goblin shark is the wierdest animal on the planet i think
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Re: Weirdest Animals on the Planet?

Post by paperpaws » Mon Jun 06, 2011 11:53 pm

Saw this guy on television yesterday...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lyrebird

They're not exactly weird but they have an incredible ability to mimic sounds. Television showed examples of a chainsaw and a car alarm. I find this very cool.

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Re: Weirdest Animals on the Planet?

Post by X-Akami-X » Wed Jun 08, 2011 6:08 pm

I can't remember what its called, but on Animal Planet I was watching Wild Russia, and there was this bizarre salamander that spends half its life frozen in ice or something. :shock:

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Re: Weirdest Animals on the Planet?

Post by Oceansong-Direwolf » Wed Jun 22, 2011 2:44 pm

The group of monotromemes (or however you spell it) is definately weird. They are egg-laying mammals such as the duck-billed platypus and spiny echidna. All though weird, they are my second favorite group of mammals
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Re: Weirdest Animals on the Planet?

Post by Anthama » Fri Jun 24, 2011 8:05 am

I would have to say a kind of Octopus... they creepy and something else at the same time.......

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Re: Weirdest Animals on the Planet?

Post by NightlyH » Fri Jun 24, 2011 8:12 am

Star Nosed Mole!

Creepy things they be!
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Re: Weirdest Animals on the Planet?

Post by Oceansong-Direwolf » Fri Jun 24, 2011 10:03 am

I would say the ghostshark is really weird because... well, if you look it up you'll see. o_o
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Re: Weirdest Animals on the Planet?

Post by Alpha Female » Fri Jun 24, 2011 6:31 pm

I have to say that cowbirds are very weird creatures, since they lay their eggs in another birds nest, and let them raise their chicks.
Platypuses are also very weird animals, mainly by their looks and how the males have spurs on the back of their hind legs, and how they lay eggs. ^^
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Re: Weirdest Animals on the Planet?

Post by NightlyH » Sat Jun 25, 2011 10:10 am

I'd have to say the Proboscis Monkey. Weird looking things they be with their huge nose xD
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