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Re: Weirdest Animals on the Planet?

Post by Oceansong-Direwolf » Sat Aug 20, 2011 12:01 pm

I think spiders are interesting. But I think frilled sharks are a bit weird, even thought I do like them. My mom says they look like broken eels.
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Re: Weirdest Animals on the Planet?

Post by Charbanae » Sat Aug 20, 2011 12:17 pm

Whoa. Those are cool 8)
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Re: Weirdest Animals on the Planet?

Post by Legendary-Taco » Mon Aug 22, 2011 11:59 pm

Well, I have always thought Axolotls were strange animals, for I have never seen an animal like them ^^"
http://www.axolotl.org/images/animals/axolotl.jpg

Another strange animal I know of is the Hagfish, which has a quite strange way of defending themselves x3 When there is a threat, they expell a strange slime/mucus from their bodies, so in case a predator had gotten a hold of them, they would slip away from their grip.
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Post by Charbanae » Tue Aug 23, 2011 9:35 pm

That fish looks really gross! :3
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Re: Weirdest Animals on the Planet?

Post by Oceansong-Direwolf » Wed Aug 24, 2011 8:39 pm

I love all the different kinds of strange animals. <3 I think that the Proboscis monkey is funny looking. The male has a huge nose. xD
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Post by Legendary-Taco » Wed Aug 24, 2011 10:01 pm

I love all the different kinds of strange animals. <3 I think that the Proboscis monkey is funny looking. The male has a huge nose. xD
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/c ... Monkey.jpg
It's a huge picture, I suggest not clicking the zoom-in button.
I- I zoomed in XD
Very strange animal you posted there x3 Unintelligent question, but do the Proboscis monkies normally have large noses?
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Re: Weirdest Animals on the Planet?

Post by Oceansong-Direwolf » Thu Aug 25, 2011 8:52 pm

Legendary-Taco wrote:
I love all the different kinds of strange animals. <3 I think that the Proboscis monkey is funny looking. The male has a huge nose. xD
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/c ... Monkey.jpg
It's a huge picture, I suggest not clicking the zoom-in button.
I- I zoomed in XD
Very strange animal you posted there x3 wonderful question, but do the Proboscis monkies normally have large noses?
Yes. The males only have it though. It's a display to attract females of it's species.
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Re: Weirdest Animals on the Planet?

Post by Kivia » Mon Aug 29, 2011 10:16 pm

Just learned about another odd animal the other day: the Mata Mata Turtle.
I just googled it, and the zoo where I found the information from is actually my local zoo. xD So I'll have to go back and check it out again and see if I can see the Mata Mata up close.

http://www.brandywinezoo.org/matama.html

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Re: Weirdest Animals on the Planet?

Post by Mimzi959 » Tue Aug 30, 2011 10:28 pm

I think the Aye-Aye is the weirdest... it kinda freaked me out. Lol :mrgreen:
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Re: Weirdest Animals on the Planet?

Post by HU Lisa » Tue Aug 30, 2011 10:32 pm

Kivia wrote:Just learned about another odd animal the other day: the Mata Mata Turtle.
I just googled it, and the zoo where I found the information from is actually my local zoo. xD So I'll have to go back and check it out again and see if I can see the Mata Mata up close.

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Re: Weirdest Animals on the Planet?

Post by Koroda » Fri Nov 04, 2011 8:40 pm

The weirdest animal you ask? The water bear. Oh my weirdnessness! The little guys are cute and ugly and ugly and ugly and cute and ugly and cute and cute. I cant post a picture of one, so if you want to see one, type in water bear, tardigrade or mud piglet. Mud Piglets are such cute names but Tardigrade makes them soung ugly. Water Bears are very common, even though they have 8 legs and Im not even sure if they're animals. Want to see a real water bear? Get a piece of wet moss and look at it under a telescope. They are soooo common. Water Bears also survive in extreme temperatures such -100 or 260 degrees! Also, they live like 100 and something years, survive in space and die but stay alive. Weird! To find out more about this little guy, look him up! Hes very interesting!
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Re: Weirdest Animals on the Planet?

Post by HappygirlXD » Fri Nov 04, 2011 9:23 pm

Omg...A pallas cat! They're cute but they look strange.

http://www.wildcatconservation.org/pallas-cat.jpg

Chubby little guy!

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Re: Weirdest Animals on the Planet?

Post by SolitaryPride » Fri Nov 04, 2011 9:37 pm

Thought the platypus was the only egg laying mammal? Well take a look at it's relative the Echidna, this spiky, long tongued mammal also lays eggs

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Re: Weirdest Animals on the Planet?

Post by HappygirlXD » Fri Nov 04, 2011 9:47 pm

SolitaryPride wrote:Thought the platypus was the only egg laying mammal? Well take a look at it's relative the Echidna, this spiky, long tongued mammal also lays eggs

http://www.kidcyber.com.au/IMAGES/echidnajup.jpg
Awww I've seen those! Odd but cute. :)

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Re: Weirdest Animals on the Planet?

Post by Koroda » Sat Nov 05, 2011 7:45 am

Oh! I didn't know that echidnas lay eggs! Platypuses aren't the only ones, huh? I've heard of echidnas before, I think its from a video game... I think his friend from that game is one, so that's how I know what an echidna is.
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