Tomorrow, ladies and gentlemen, is the 100th Absurd Creature of the Week. It’s been one hell of a time, so big thanks to you readers and the scientists who’ve endured interviews with me. In recognition of not getting canceled, this week we’ve been revisiting our favorite critters, from the deeply unsettling to the funny-looking. But today we’re getting cute, with critters that include a snake that can curl up on a quarter and a mammal that may have been the inspiration for Yoda. So enough with all the maiming and parasitizing (for now): These are the animal kingdom’s most bizarre yet endearing creatures.
Now—onward to the unrelenting cuteness.Go Back to Top. Skip To: Start of Article.