15 Crazy and Amazing Animals You've Probably Never Heard Of | 22 Words

Irrawaddy Dolphin

Only found in the Bay of Bengal and Southeast Asia, this dolphin is closely related to the killer whale. It’s also much, much cuter.


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This endangered wild goat is found in northeastern Afghanistan and Pakistan, and is Pakistan’s national animal. When they chew their cud, foam falls from their mouths and dries on the ground, which locals seek out and harvest for anti-venom purposes. Plus, his long beard makes this guy look¬†super old and wise.


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Yeti Crab

These crazy crustaceans hang out by the cracks in the sea floor where heated, mineral-rich water flows. They’re also known as¬†Kiwaidae. I assume that means “hairy crab” or something…

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Snub-Nosed Monkey

The snub-nosed monkey lives in Asia in large groups of up to 600 members. They are known for their impressive vocal repertoire, calling out solo or in choral fashion. They’re also known for being so adorable that you just want to pinch their cheeks.


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Maned Wolf

This is the largest member of the dog family in South America. Not surprisingly, experts believe their long legs were an adaptation to the high grasses of their native habitat. They’re kind of like the runway models of the wolf world.


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