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25 Most Amazing and Unusual Animals on Earth

Tapir - http://mcrawford76.hubpages.com/hub/25-Most-Amazing-and-Unique-Animals-On-Earth

This unusual animal from the Ituri rainforest of Africa looks like it is kin to a zebra, but it is actually a relative of the giraffe. The Okapi has a prehensile tongue like the giraffe for stripping leaves from the underbrush, has great hearing, and is very wary of humans.

This unusual animal from the Ituri rainforest of Africa looks like it is kin to a zebra, but it is actually a relative of the giraffe. The Okapi has a prehensile tongue like the giraffe for stripping leaves from the underbrush, has great hearing, and is very wary of humans.

1. The Collared Peccaries  [6 Unusual Animals to See in Costa Rica]

6 Unusual Animals To Look Out For In Costa Rica

1. The Collared Peccaries [6 Unusual Animals to See in Costa Rica]

Image Detail for - cool plants and trees in the amazon rainforest. Some are very rare ...

Image Detail for - cool plants and trees in the amazon rainforest. Some are very rare ...

The okapi (Okapia johnstoni) is an unusual animal living in high altitudes in the rain forests of Congo, in central Africa. With white-and-black stripes on its legs, it was first thought to be some kind of a rainforest zebra or a forest-dwelling horse. However, okapi is not related to a zebra but guess what… it is the only living relative of the giraffe!

The okapi (Okapia johnstoni) is an unusual animal living in high altitudes in the rain forests of Congo, in central Africa. With white-and-black stripes on its legs, it was first thought to be some kind of a rainforest zebra or a forest-dwelling horse. However, okapi is not related to a zebra but guess what… it is the only living relative of the giraffe!

Rain....bow by Erik Alpízar on 500px....Toucan - what an unusual bird and the colors are out of this world.

Rain....bow by Erik Alpízar on 500px....Toucan - what an unusual bird and the colors are out of this world.

Baby sloth. Ridiculously cute! And so amazingly unusual it looks like a creature a special effects studio invented!

Baby sloth. Ridiculously cute! And so amazingly unusual it looks like a creature a special effects studio invented!

25 Most Amazing and Unusual Animals on Earth

25 Most Amazing and Unusual Animals on Earth

Glass frog:The glass frog can grow to inches and can lay up to 30 eggs. Their nocturnal and lay their eggs on the under side of leaves that hang over streams or rivers. When the eggs hatch the tadpoles fall into the stream below.

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