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5 Wacky Animals That Will Make You Say 'Whaaaaaat?!'

@ Mother Nature: Wtf

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5 Wacky Animals That Will Make You Say 'Whaaaaaat?!'

Sometimes reality is indeed stranger than fiction. This is seen especially in the animal kingdom because Mother Nature has a wacky sense of humor. Here are just a few of the most outrageous animals out there.

1. Peacock Spider

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This spider makes the list purely based on its rockin' dance moves. I mean, look at how he's breaking it down. He's better than half the people I've encountered at any frat party I've ever attended. You go, spider man.

2. Proboscis Monkey

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Look at the honker on this guy. He's like the Squidward of the jungle. Why does he need a nose like that? What's the point? I think you can probably guess why he's on this list just by looking at him. Good prank, Mother Nature, but this one's kinda mean.

3. Axolotl

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Consider inviting this "Mexican salamander" to your next fiesta. Look! He's already got a party hat. This guy is pretty cute for something that has a name that you'll never be able to pronounce. He almost looks like a super cute sock puppet.

4. Dumbo Octopus

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You wanna know why he's called a Dumbo Octopus? He swims using his "ears" just like Disney's Dumbo! That's so cute! But also kinda weird!

5. Cassowary

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If you ever find yourself in Australia, look out for this guy. Generally, Australia has a pretty high concentration of "wtf" animals, but this bird is especially weird. Cassowaries can reach up to 6.6 feet in height and weigh up to 130 pounds. Yikes, Mother Nature. You went a little wild on this one.

The world around us is a beautiful and amazing place, but it also contains some pretty weird creatures. Even though some are wacky, it's just part of what makes Earth so interesting.

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