Mythology and folklore have given us stories of all kinds of crazy animals, from dragons to mothmen to extremely rude-looking magical raccoons. But if you're really looking for monsters, just look outside! Turns out the natural world is full of creatures just as strange, eerie and ridiculous as anything from a poorly-sourced cryptozoolgy blog.

1. The Northern Grasshopper Mouse

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2. Flying Snakes

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3. Cockroaches

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4. The Great Tit

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5. The Surinam Toad

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6. The Pigbutt Worm

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