7 World’s Ugliest Animals

Nature is God’s most beautiful creation. Every part of nature is unique and important in its own way. Animals, the living beings on this beautiful planet, make it such a wonderful place. The appearance of animals has always interested the human eye. Strange, rare and beautiful animals deep in the jungles with no human presence have always captured our hearts for their unique beauty. But, at the same time, there are animals that are not so visually appealing. In simple words, you would not like to look at that animal. Though these animals look ugly, they are also part of this world and must be treated with the same respect as the other animals. Here’s a list of the world’s ugliest animals. Take a look at the top 7.

Mata Mata

Mata Mata

1. Mata Mata

A turtle found in the Amazon, South America. This turtle resembles a moss covered rock. It is the world’s ugliest turtle. One of the ugliest animals around, these turtles are known for their good hunting skills.


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Hagfish

Hagfish

2. Hagfish

This underwater creature resembles an Eel but the only difference being, it is a very slimy and ugly Eel. The Hagfish uses the slime or mucus around it to escape from predators. The mouth of the hagfish is what steals the show, the mouth resembling a big, creepy worm.


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Star Nosed Mole

Star Nosed Mole

3. Star Nosed Mole

This creature has one disgusting nose. The Star Nosed Mole lives in Northern America. These moles are excellent swimmers. With their long claws and disgusting nose, these moles are pretty terrifying.


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Horseshoe Bat

Horseshoe Bat

4. Horseshoe Bat

Bats are hated across the world. The appearance of bats has always disgusted and scared people. The Horseshoe Bat is the ugliest of all bats! It gets this name because a leaf type growth is seen on the nose.


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Aye Aye

Aye Aye

5. Aye Aye

The Aye Aye looks like a result of a failed science experiment. This tree rat is not only ugly but also looks very creepy. Found only in the island of Madagascar, the Aye Aye is too ugly and terrifying.


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Naked Mole Rat

Naked Mole Rat

6. Naked Mole Rat

Another rat makes it to the list of the most disgusting animals. The Naked Mole Rat is an underground rat. The name gives the idea of the appearance. The rat is like any other rat but the skin of the rat is what makes it so ugly. It is like flesh wrapped in a thin layer of skin.


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Blobfish

Blobfish

7. Blobfish

The ugliest among the world’s ugliest animals. This ugly and disgusting creature resembles a beaten and deformed human face underwater. The Blobfish is as ugly as an animal can get. More description and one would end throwing up.


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  • Mata Mata
  • Hagfish
  • Star Nosed Mole
  • Horseshoe Bat
  • Aye Aye
  • Naked Mole Rat
  • Blobfish

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