World's Weirdest Animal Faces

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Surprising Ways Animals React to Solar Eclipses
Giraffes, spiders, and even whales have been seen changing their behaviour when the sky goes dark during totality.
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Watch What Happens When a Lion Startles a Hippo
Hippos are one of the world's most dangerous land mammals—and they don't like to be startled.
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Saving The King Of The Jungle With Ben Britton
For World Lion Day this year, National Geographic interviews presenter and conservationist Ben Britton on the complexities, risks and behaviours of Africa’s greatest predator.
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Take a Look at These Amazing Airborne Animals
Jump into these photographs of nature’s highest hoppers.
Watch a Rat Escape a Snake Attack—In 100 Milliseconds loading...
Watch a Rat Escape a Snake Attack—In 100 Milliseconds
Kangaroo rats have acrobatic techniques for avoiding venomous sidewinder snakes in California, a new study says.
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Rare Megamouth Shark Captured on Video
Few have ever been spotted, and many of their habits are still a mystery.
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Sea World’s Last Captive-Born Baby Orca Dies
Park officials suspect the three-month-old calf died from pneumonia, the same infection that killed the infamous captive whale Tilikum.
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Watch a Tiny Blue Shark Dominate a 15-Foot Mako
What happens when there's suddenly food in the open ocean? Scientists set up an experiment in the remote southwestern Pacific to find out.
About the Show

Majestic animals we deem beautiful are well documented. Their stories are celebrated while we appropriate their regality, elegance and grace to adorn our company logos, be our sporting mascots and represent our families on crests. Then there's the other animals, the aesthetic outsiders we don't consider cute or cuddly. The critters we tend to laugh at or revile simply because they don't fit into what we deem as beautiful. The animals selected by natural selection to be beaten with the ugly stick and having faces only a mother could love. This is their time to shine. A celebration of respectable irreverence, revealing the extraordinary features these creatures possess who seem to be horribly disfigured but are in fact perfectly evolved, just very ugly.

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