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Weird animals

  1. Jun 30, 2003 #1
    What would you say are the weirdest animals on Earth (frightening would also do)?

    It would be nice if you could provide pictures/descriptions!
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  3. Jun 30, 2003 #2
    i'd say deep sea fish, definatly.
  4. Jun 30, 2003 #3
    I think there are some worms down the bottom of the sea which develped independant of sunlight, they're pretty weird I imagine...
  5. Jun 30, 2003 #4
    The Coelycanth

    The Angler Fish
  6. Jul 1, 2003 #5
    I've seen some ugly, spooky, scary insects at a museum. I'll try to find some pictures...
  7. Jul 1, 2003 #6
    The angler fish doesn't look very nice, indeed...


    But I couldn't find the other animal you mentioned...
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  8. Jul 1, 2003 #7
    And these don't look very good either, do they?

  9. Jul 1, 2003 #8
    is that sushi?

    some magnified bugs
  10. Jul 1, 2003 #9

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    Octopuses are pretty damn weird. They can change their texture to be either smooth or lumpy, they can change their colour from dead white, to black, and almost everything in between. And then u know what the rest of them looks like...
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  11. Jul 1, 2003 #10
    Jeez... I can't say I like either!
  12. Jul 1, 2003 #11
    My brother was once sent to the principals office because he wrote an essay about a tazmanian devil. His Biology teacher thought that they were only a cartoon character and not real! Fortunately for him, his principal knew they are an actual animal. They are pretty weird.

    Blue tongue skinks are also very strange.

    Some humans I know...
  13. Jul 1, 2003 #12


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    How about, humans (homo-sapiens) ? :wink:

    Creatures with pink/dark-brown/yellowish pink/ or reddish pink skins,
    little hair, relatively large, large (but not the largest) brains,
    extremely adaptable in terms of food and living conditions, outside the standard type of food-chains, found all across the land surface of the planet aspecialy in high density areas which the creature has greatly altered compared to their natural appearence, etc. etc. etc.

    Well, somebody was going to post this "joke" here sooner or
    later, right ?
  14. Jul 1, 2003 #13


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    goats bug me...they have weird eyes that are almost alien-like...wouldn't that make a great B movie - Attack of the Alien Goats
  15. Jul 1, 2003 #14

    i agree. and they are incredibly horny. i won't even tell you some of the things i have seen a goat do.
  16. Jul 2, 2003 #15
    Well that makes the biology teacher really weird....how come he became a teacher?

    How about a little turn of the topic? Which animal isn't weird?
  17. Jul 2, 2003 #16

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  18. Jul 10, 2003 #17
    haha good one ivan,

    my vote goes to giant squid talk about inbred mother loving degenerates, they take genetic mutation to a whole new level.


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