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10 + 5 Weirdest Animals in the World
For whatever reason, there are animals that are very, very different from their closest relatives wildlife. Many of the world's weirdest animals, on the other hand, are in danger of extinction, so articles like this can draw the community's attention to the need to conserve habitats and promote biodiversity. Although there are many animals in the World weird, especially in the forests of Madagascar still make new discoveries and that's where most animals are most impressive on the planet.

1. Aye-aye lemur

It is a species of lemur with crazed eyes and big ears. It lives in the forests of Madagascar, this mecca of biodiversity, and uses her long fingers to remove larvae of hollow tree trunks.

2. Gecko Uroplatus fimbriatus

This gecko can also be found in the forests of Madagascar, reaching 30 centimeters in length. Do not have eyelids and uses her tongue to remove dust eye.



3. Tarsier

Another animal with bulging eyes, the társio is one of the smallest primates in the world. It measures only 13 inches and has ultrasonic skills. And can produce and hear that sleeps beyond the range of human hearing.

4. Axolotl salamander


The Axolotl is a Mexican salamander species that will not grow. The name comes from Asian and means aquatic monster.

5. Giraffa Trachelophorus
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This is an insect species found in Madagascar ... imagine! It has this name because of the long extended neck, like the giraffe. The neck helps the insect to build nests.

6. Gecko Uroplatus phantasticus

Another lizard, this species Uroplatus phantasticus, has a tail like a leaf, which allows it a perfect camouflage in the forest. It is also known for Satanic gecko, probably due to its creepy air.

7. Cantor's giant softshell turtle
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With a strange long nose, this turtle does not have a rigid shell.

8. Proboscis Monkey

A classic of these lists, the proboscis monkey lives in Asian islands and emits a sound with his big nose and flexible. It is a species at risk of extinction, however.

9. Pangolin

It looks like a mammal reptile that lives in tropical areas of Asia and Africa. Becomes a ball whenever it feels threatened by a predator.

10. Blobfish

It's a fish rarely found alive and living in the deep waters of the sea of ​​Australia and Tasmania. It is gelatinous and has a density less than that of water itself.

11. Leafy seadragon
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It is an animal that is camouflaged to save themselves from predators Indian Ocean. It seems even a piece of floating seaweed.

12. Frog Centrolenidae or Glass frog

Known frog with glass, its transparency, this frog lives in the rainforests of Central and South America.

13. Naked Mole-Rat
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The naked mole-rat is native to the deserts of East Africa and has unique physical traits that allow it to survive in harsh environments for many years. It has a lack of pain sensation in its skin and has a low metabolic rate that allows it to live underground with limited oxygen supply.


14. Star-nosed mole

The star-nosed mole is easily identified by the 11 pairs of pink fleshy appendages ringing its snout, which is used as a touch organ with more than 25,000 minute sensory receptors, known as Eimer's organs, with which this hamster-sized mole feels its way around. With the help of its Eimer's organs, it may be perfectly poised to detect seismic wave vibrations.

15. Jerboa
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The Jerboa (Allactaga tetradactyla) is a small jumping desert rodent. This species of jerboa is endangered and lives in coastal salt marshes, and dry and clay deserts. It has long hind legs, short front legs, and long ears about the length of its head. Its fur is the color of the sand it burrows in, with a white underbelly. It is native to Egypt and Libya.
Each back foot of this Jerboa has an extra, fourth toe, which is small compared to the 3 functional toes. In other respects it is a typical Jerboa, with its huge, hopping back feet and tall, rabbitlike ears. The upperparts are speckled black and orange, the rump orange, the sides gray, and the underparts white. The long, balancing tail has a black band near the white, feathery tip. Emerging at night, the Jerboa eats grass, leaves, and soft seeds.


Source: wikipedia.org, exame.com.br and greensavers.sapo.pt

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