Top 10 Hideous Animals in the World

Tarsier

Tarsier

The tarsier is found in South East Asia, has very large and round eyes that appear to be bulging out, and its feet and toes are enormous. The hair on its body has a patchy appearance, which adds to the disproportionate appearance, along with large and pointed ears. They jump from tree to tree to catch snakes and birds, even in motion.

Mole (Star-nosed)

Mole (Star-nosed)

The star-nosed mole will remind you of Jeff, the gigantic worm-like alien with scary appendages ringing its mouth, from Men in Black. This mole from north-eastern America and eastern Canada is characterized by 11 pairs of pink fleshy appendages round its snout, forming a star-like structure.

Aye-aye

Aye-aye

The aye-aye is a lemur from Madagascar, characterised by teeth like that of rodents, and a specially thin and long middle finger. It taps on trees for grubs, and gnaws holes in the wood of the trees. The gremlin-like look is further enhanced by strands of hair here and there, and large eyes.

Rat (Naked mole)

Rat (Naked mole)

It is also known as the sand puppy or desert mole rat, the naked mole is an East African rodent that may be confused to have been shaved. The mammal has unique physical aspects with tiny eyes, thin and short legs and protruding teeth that seal the lower lip. Their almost hairless body is covered with wrinkled skin of pale pink or yellow shade.

Bat (Wrinkle-faced)

Bat (Wrinkle-faced)

This Central American bat species has an unusual shape of the skull which is quite short and wide.  Their hairless face is covered with convoluted outgrowths of skin, giving its face a wrinkly appearance, which is its distinguishing feature. In case of males, the skin flaps are even more pronounced. Even though it eats fruits, it is not classified as a fruit bat. Despite being classified as a leaf-nosed bat, it does not have a leaf nose.

Angora rabbit 

Angora rabbit

These ‘’sweet’’ rabbit is originally from Ankara, Turkey. Hairy Angora rabbits were popular pets among French royalty in the 1700 s and they are often bread for their immense wool coats.

Sphynx cat

Sphynx cat

It is actually from Canada the skin and hair have the same, albino-pale colour, and the coat feels like suede. The skin covering the body is very wrinkly and loose. The cat has a flabby pot belly. It has over-sized, hairless ears and large, lemon-shaped eyes, and the eyebrows and whiskers are sparse or non-existent. Its whip-like tail may have a puff or hair at the tip.

Purple frog

Purple frog

This Indian frog has a robust and round structure. It appears like a bloated and flattened mass of purplish grey. It has an unusually small head and a peculiar, pointed snout. Its legs and arms are splayed out and short. Its hoarse cry resembles the clucking of a chicken. It has oral suckers like rheophilic fish.

Blob fish

Blob fish

The blob fish looks more like a ball of slime than a living creature. Blob fish live deep in the ocean, where pressures are exceedingly high. The blob fish’s gelatinous appearance is actually a brilliant adaptation because its gooey, pudding-like flesh allows it to stay buoyant at depths where gaseous bladders can’t function.

Warthog

Warthog

They are unusual pigs found and live in Africa. They are impressive but not attractive. Because already pig looks ugly here pigs with horns.

Thorny dragon

Thorny dragon

It is also known as the thorny lizard, mountain devil, thorny devil. The thorny dragon is an Australian lizard with its body covered with hard, conical spikes to discourage predators, as well as ridges to collect water from any body part. The ridges and spikes together give it quite an intimidating look, enhanced by a ‘false head’ at the back of its neck which it presents before the predator while dipping its real head between its legs, as a form of defence.

 

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