30 Weirdest Animals On Earth

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11. Dugong. Commonly known as the sea cow, the dugong is the only marine mammal that feeds on plants. It can be differentiated from the manatees by its fluked, dolphin-like tail. It also has a unique skull and teeth (i.e peg-like molars).

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12. The Babirusa. The babirusa is also referred to as babushka or deer-pig and is native to Sulawesi as well as to other nearby islands in Indonesia. It is characterized by its huge and curving tusks that may grow and penetrate its skull

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13. Lamprey. The lamprey is a fish-like jawless vertebrate. It is scientifically known as Petromyzon marinus and is said to be the oldest living vertebrate.

14. The Fossa. The fossa is the biggest mammalian carnivore that inhabits the forests of Madagascar and is a relative of the mongoose.

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15. Star-Nosed Mole. The star-nosed mole is considered as the world’s fastest eater. It roams around the moist low areas in the northern parts of America. It is characterized by its twenty-two pink fleshy appendages around its snout which function as a touch organ with more than 25,000-minute sensory receptors called the Eimer’s organs.

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