Animal kingdom has always fascinated humans towards itself. Some animals are cute, some fierce looking and some having weird habits that make them look funny and strange. However there are animals that make us laugh whenever we see them. It is either their weird appearance or their funny facts that makes them a subject of laughter among us. Though there are many funny looking animals but few among them are so funny that one can not stop laughing at them.
Every animal species has some rare facts about their physical features and behavior. These features and behavior have been observed by men for ages. They found that some of these features are really amusing and funny. There are many strange, cool and funny animals in the animal kingdom that can bring smile on every human face on this earth.
Seeing pictures of these funny animals make us laugh. Given under are some funny looking animals that will surely make you laugh.
This species of tamarin is apparently named for its similarity to the German emperor Wilhelm II. Emperor Tamarin has long mustaches which resembles it with the German Emperor. It is mainly found in in the southwest Amazon Basin, north Bolivia, east Peru and in the west Brazilian states of Acre and Amazonas.
White Faced Saki Monkey
It is a type of new world monkey, found in Venezuela, French Guiana, Suriname, Guyana and Brazil. This species lives in the under wood of the forest and feeds on fruits, nuts, seeds, and insects also.
It is a large looking mammal with a short, prehensile nose. They are similar to pigs in their structure. Tapirs dwell in forest regions of Central America, South America, and South-east Asia. They are an endangered species. There are four species of tapirs, which are the Malayan tapir, Baird’s tapir, the Brazilian tapir and the mountain tapir.
Found in tropical forest habitats of South-east Asia Sun Bear is a species of bear which is has been declared endangered. Due to large deforestation, these bears have lost their natural habitat. The Malayan sun bear is also known as the “honey bear” because of its greedy appetite for honeycombs and honey.
Star Nosed Mole
Star Nosed Mole is found in areas of eastern Canada and the north-eastern United States. It is a small mole that is the only member of the species Condylura. The star-nosed mole has 11 pairs of pink fleshy star like limbs on its nose. These limbs are used as a touch organ with more than twenty thousand small sensory receptors, known as Eimer’s organs. These receptors help tis mole to feel the ground.
A long-nosed monkey that is widespread to the south-east Asian island of Borneo is the Proboscis Monkey. It is a reddish-brown arboreal Old World monkey. Also known as the bekantan in Malay, it belongs to the monotypic species Nasalis.
Pink Fairy Armadillo
The pink fairy armadillo or pichiciego is the smallest species of armadillo. It is found in central Argentina, where it lives in sandy plains and dry grasslands. They have a tough hard shell on their back.
Also known as a Mexican salamander or a Mexican walking fish Axolotl originated from many lakes, such as Lake Xochimilco of Mexico City. It is a neotenic salamander that is often closely related to the tiger salamander. However it is not a fish but an amphibian. The reason that they dwell in lakes is that the larvae of this species does not undergo metamorphosis. Thus the adults remain gilled and therefore live in water.
Aye Aye is a lemur innate to Madagascar. It has a special thin middle finger and rodent-like teeth. The finger and the tooth act just like as a woodpecker’s beak and are used to cut the hard tree barks.
An alpaca is a pet kind of South American camelid and looks like a small llama in appearance. They are mostly found in the level heights of northern Bolivia, in the Andes of southern Peru, northern Chile, and Ecuador. Alpacas are bred by people for their wool like fiber that covers their bodies. This fiber is used in making knitwear and other items.
Tarsiers are found in the islands of Southeast Asia. Although once they used to inhabit various parts all over the world but as human population grew, these cretures lost their natural habitat. They are haplorrhine primates of the family Tarsiidae, which is the only existing family in the infraorder Tarsiiformes.
Named after Walt Disney’s elephant Dumbo because of its large ears, this octopus is very hard to find. They live in the extreme depths of three thousand to four thousand meters below sea level. Some of the octopus can also be found in deep sea levels of around seven thousand meters below sea level. It is the deepest living and rarest octopus ever known.
Frill Necked Lizard
Also known as the frilled lizard or frilled dragon, is mainly found in southern New Guinea and northern Australia. It is called Frill Necked Lizard because of the large frill around its neck. The frill is normally folded against the lizard’s body and is seen only when the lizard senses danger or in attacking mode. Mainly found on trees this lizard feeds on small insects.
The Komondor, is a white-coloured Hungarian breed of livestock guardian dog with a long, corded coat. They are also known as ‘mop dogs’. The Komondor is a strong and powerful dog breed that is used to guard livestock and other property by the people.
Sucker Footed Bat
This bat species is widespread in Madagascar. It is named sucker footed because of the occurrence of small cups on its wrists and ankles. They sleep inside the rolled leaves of palm trees, using their suckers to attach themselves to the smooth surface. However it is not because of the cups on their ankles that help them to stick in the rest places. They secrete a body adhesive on to their ankles and wrists which helps them to stick to their rest places.