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World's Most Unusual Mammals

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The strangest of the strange mammals. These are the oddest mammals you will find around, and many of them are endangered, perhaps due to their odd characteristics.

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Star Nosed Mole Report Abuse
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Dugongs and Manatees Report Abuse
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Solenodon Report Abuse
It looks like a cute mousey creature with a long nose, but don’t be fooled by its meek appearance. It is the only mammal to inject rattlesnake-like venom through its teeth.
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Jerboa Report Abuse
A mouse sized rodent that can jump 10ft and doesn’t drink water, instead preferring to rely on the moisture in its food.
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Pangolin Report Abuse
These critters are toothless, without external ears, skunk-like scent glands, tongues up to 16 inches in length, and are covered in large scales that make up approximately 20% of their body weight. When threatened they curl up into armored balls.
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Naked Mole Rat Report Abuse
Kim Possible anyone?
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Hooded Seal Report Abuse
They have an inflatable skull hood and a massive nasal balloon. When aroused, angered, or showing off males can inflate these sacs to a foot or more in diameter.
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A tiny rodent that can store fat in its tail, sometimes enough fat to make its double in size.
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One of two mammals that lay eggs, the other being the duck billed platypus.
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Aye Aye Report Abuse
Only primate to use echolocation for hunting.
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Bumblebee Bats Report Abuse
They are adorable and measure 1 inch at their largest, unfortunately there are fewer than 200 remaining.
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