Our planet is full of strange animals, but if this creature entered a goofy animal contest, it would win first place by a longshot.
In fact, its mere existence is proof that mother nature has a weird sense of humor.
Meet the great potoo.Wikimedia Commons
This goofy bird calls Central and South America its home.
It’s known for its perfect camouflage, used as a defense against local predators…
And for its bizarre appearance!
The potoo’s big eyes help it find insects in the dark.Imgur
No, it’s not a muppet.
There’s a lot we don’t know about the great potoo yet, but we’re pretty sure it’s not an alien. I think.
Sure, the platypus is strange, but it’s no great potoo. Just look at that thing! How is it even real?
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