These unappetizing, freaky-looking fish are a commonly eaten delicacy.   Monkfish are so grotesque that they have been confused with the legendary sea monster called a sea monk.  

These unappetizing, freaky-looking fish are a commonly eaten delicacy. Monkfish are so grotesque that they have been confused with the legendary sea monster called a sea monk.

Frill Shark (Chlamydoselachus anguineus) Caught in Murmansk, Russia. - Murmansk fishermen caught off the coast of Spitsbergen, this unusual eel-like fish, which according to the scientists of the Murmansk Marine Biological Institute, was representative of the ancient plaschevidnyh sharks, said the deputy director for science MMBI Dmitry Ishkulov.

Caught in Murmansk, Russia.

Frill Shark (Chlamydoselachus anguineus) Caught in Murmansk, Russia. - Murmansk fishermen caught off the coast of Spitsbergen, this unusual eel-like fish, which according to the scientists of the Murmansk Marine Biological Institute, was representative of the ancient plaschevidnyh sharks, said the deputy director for science MMBI Dmitry Ishkulov.

This is a rare animal just discovered in the Amazon of Peru. They think it is a type of eel. It measures 4-5 feet, with scales. During flood season, the water comes just under some of the houses in Iquitos, and one family awoke to the scare of their life, when this animal came out from under their bed. They were trying to kill it with a machete, but its scales are so tough that they are impenetrable.  They called the police and it is now being studied at a local university.

This is a rare animal just discovered in the Amazon of Peru. They think it is a type of eel. It measures 4-5 feet, with scales. During flood season, the water comes just under some of the houses in Iquitos, and one family awoke to the scare of their life, when this animal came out from under their bed. They were trying to kill it with a machete, but its scales are so tough that they are impenetrable. They called the police and it is now being studied at a local university.

Little Fish that Can Climb Your Urethra While Urinating : Candiru also known as toothpick fish, is a parasitic freshwater catfish native to the Amazon River. Although some candiru species have been known to grow to a size of 16 inches (~41 cm) in length, others are considerably smaller. These smaller species are known for an alleged tendency to invade and parasitize the human urethra.

Little Fish that Can Climb Your Urethra While Urinating : Candiru also known as toothpick fish, is a parasitic freshwater catfish native to the Amazon River. Although some candiru species have been known to grow to a size of 16 inches (~41 cm) in length, others are considerably smaller. These smaller species are known for an alleged tendency to invade and parasitize the human urethra.

This Naked Mole Rat is truly a little freak in its own right. It is a burrowing rodent native to parts of East Africa.

This Naked Mole Rat is truly a little freak in its own right. It is a burrowing rodent native to parts of East Africa.

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