So often, when Mother Nature tosses two perfectly normal animals into the blender, what results is a completely new miracle of life. It turns out nature loves to haphazardly slap DNA together and call it a day. How else would you explain the Taonius borealis -- a squid that looks like a swimming cockatiel with Steve Buscemi's eyes?
Does that description pique your interest? Then you're in luck. Cracked.com has compiled some of the world's wackiest creatures. And even though some of them have scientific names, they all just look more like lazy combinations of other animals.