In Photos: The World's Freakiest Looking Animals

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Naked mole rat

Credit: Rochelle Buffenstein/City College of New York

From dreadful dragonfish to bizarre bats and alarming axolotls, here are some of the freakiest creatures that walk, fly or swim the Earth.

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mole rats live underground and never come out. They are blind and smelly, with no fur and giant buckteeth. Yet while they're unpleasant to look at, these cold-blooded mammals are very gentle by nature and rarely act aggressively towards humans.   Less «
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