01/10/2011 08:09 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Bizarre Animals From Around The World (PHOTOS)

Courtesy of The Darwinian Tourist:

In his new travel-adventure-science book "The Darwinian Tourist" (Oxford University Press), biologist Christopher Wills shows why looking at the world in an evolutionary way makes total sense. Wills, a researcher on ecology and evolution at the University of California, San Diego, takes his readers on a tour of the planet that includes shifting continents and simmering volcanoes, emerging species, astounding adaptations, and some of humanity's greatest evolutionary journeys. Here are a few of the amazing creatures that he and his camera encountered along the way.

Bizarre Animals Around The World