The strange animal species that still inhabit the Earth

Throughout history, humans have discovered and created numerous bizarre animal species, and below are the Top 10 strangest animal species that still inhabit our blue planet.

The Strange Animal Species 1
Silkie Chicken: The Silkie chicken, also known as the Silkie Bantam, is a breed of chicken that originated in China. It is named “Silkie” because its plumage resembles silk or fur, and notably, its skin, meat, and bones are all black. Additionally, this chicken breed has distinguishing features such as blue-colored earlobes and five toes on each foot, while most other chicken breeds have only four toes.
The Strange Animal Species 2
Sunda Flying Lemur: This peculiar animal is found in Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, and Singapore. Despite its name “flying lemur,” it does not actually fly but rather glides from tree to tree using a wide membrane that connects its limbs. Its diet primarily consists of fruits and tender shoots.
The Strange Animal Species 3
Dhole: The Dhole, also known as the Asiatic wild dog, red dog, or Indian wild dog, is a carnivorous mammal belonging to the dog family. It is the only member of the genus Cuon. Dholes are highly social animals, living in small packs or groups.
The Strange Animal Species 4
Markhor: The Pakistani Mountain Goat, also known as the Markhor, is a large wild goat found in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Kashmir, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan. This species is classified as Endangered by the IUCN, with fewer than 2,500 mature individuals remaining.
The Strange Animal Species 5
Snub-nosed monkey: The Snub-nosed monkey is a group of monkeys belonging to the Old World monkey family. They inhabit various regions in Asia. They are named after their distinctive short nose on their round faces, with the nostrils directed forward. This animal species has relatively long and multi-colored fur, especially on their shoulders and back.
The Strange Animal Species 6
Raccoon dog. The raccoon dog, also known as the Tanuki, is a native animal species in East Asia and is the only surviving species of the Nyctereutes genus. It is a highly skilled tree-climbing animal and primarily lives on high branches of trees.
The Strange Animal Species 7
Maned wolf. The maned wolf is an animal species belonging to the Canidae family. It is the largest canid species in South America, resembling a large fox with a reddish-colored fur. In the wild, adult maned wolves can reach a height of up to 1.07 meters, a length of nearly 1.5 meters, and weigh up to 34 kilograms.
The Strange Animal Species 8
Gerenuk antelope. The Gerenuk antelope, also known as the Waller’s gazelle, is a species of long-necked antelope found in East Africa. They are the only members of the genus Litocranius, which was first described by naturalist Victor Brooke in 1879.
The Strange Animal Species 9
Amazonian Royal Flycatcher. The Amazonian Royal Flycatcher is a species of tyrant flycatcher found in forests and woodlands across the Amazon River basin. In the wild, this species builds very large nests (sometimes up to 2 meters long) on branches near water surfaces to avoid predators.
The Strange Animal Species 10
Zebra duiker (Cephalophus zebra) . The zebra duiker is a mammal species in the family Bovidae, order Artiodactyla. This species was described by Gray in 1838. Them are found in Ivory Coast, Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia. They have also been recently discovered in the southeastern part of Guinea.