29 Photos That Prove Life On Earth Is Stranger (And More Amazing) Than You Ever Imagined.

#22. Hair Ice

Though it looks like fluffy white hair sprouting out of plants, this is actually the combination of cold temperatures and a plant-found bacteria that raises the plant’s freezing point.

Hair Ice


#23. The Blobfish

The blobfish lives off the coasts of Australia, Tasmania, and New Zealand, and always looks like it’s disappointed in you.

The Blobfish


#24. Bergamasco Sheepdog

Bred to work in the chilly Alps, the Bergamasco sheepdog evolved to grow thick dreads to keep it warm.

Bergamasco Sheepdog


#25. Ring-Tailed Cat

This “cat” is actually a member of the raccoon family, and it lives in the dries regions of North America.

Ring-Tailed Cat


#26. Transparent Sea Cucumber

The Enypniastes lives at depths up to 16,400 feet. The red area pictured is the creature’s mouth.

Transparent Sea Cucumber

Mark Yokoyama

#27. Star-Nosed Mole

Oddly adorable, these moles have tentacles on their noses. The tentacles give them a great sense of touch – which is lucky, because the star-nosed mole is mostlyblind.

Star-Nosed Mole

Ken Catania

#28. Cicada Emerging From Its Shell.

Cicada’s are the coolest, loudest insect, and there are more than 1,500 species of them.

Cicada Emerging From Its Shell.

Kaia Larsen/Times Record via Associated Press

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