Top 15 Weirdest Animals in the World

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Streaked Tenrec

A streaked what now?

Class: Mammals
Order: Afrosoricida

Family: Tenrecs
Habitat: Madagascar

Tenrecs are small mammals with a coat of wild-looking spines. To defend itself, it stands its spines on end and hops towards its enemy to stab it. Cute!

Streaked Tenrec Streaked Tenrec - Photo: Arto Hakola/Shutterstock