Top 15 Weirdest Animals in the World

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Leaf-Tailed Gecko

A demon lizard?

Class: Reptiles
Order: Scaled reptiles

Family: Geckos
Habitat: Madagascar; coastal and mountain regions/em>

Leaf-tailed geckos only live in Madagascar and are nocturnal lizards with a flat, leaf-shaped tail. It looks like a rotten leaf, which is part of its camouflage to protect it from owls, rats and snakes.

Leaf-Tailed Gecko Leaf-Tailed Gecko - Photo: Ryan M. Bolton/Shutterstock