10 Amazing Animals You Won’t Believe Existed!

From really cute and awe-inspiring to super creepy and weird, nature keeps proving its diversity and beauty by creating wondrous creatures.

Take for instance, the Blue-footed booby. It is a marine bird native to subtropical and tropical regions of the eastern Pacific Ocean. It is easily recognizable by its distinctive bright blue feet, which is a sexually selected trait.

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Males display their feet in an elaborate mating ritual by lifting them up and down while strutting before the female.

A more bizarre example is the Japanese spider crab. It has the largest leg span of any arthropod.

A Japanese Spider Crab (Macrocheira kaempferi), one of the largest crustaceans on Earth. This species inhabits deeper coastal waters around Japan, at an average depth of around 300m. Photo taken in 2015 courtesy of Masato Todate and Yuki Tsukamoto, and the Takeshima Aquarium, Gamagori City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan. Image via sciencephoto.com

They are considered a delicacy but Conservation efforts are being put forth to protect these creatures and their population from the dangers of overfishing.

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