Animals with the most ridiculous names

These unusual creatures have some unique names!

Stars Insider

22/01/23 | StarsInsider


Practically every animal on the planet has been given its own boring name. But there are also a lot of animals with weird and even funny names. Whether it's their Latin or common name, it's hard to not laugh at some of these.

Sometimes these names are descriptive of the animal’s appearance or behavior, while other names are just plain funny. Ranging from the screaming hairy armadillo to the red-lipped batfish, these are some of the most imaginatively named animals. Click on to discover them all.

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