Manhattan Monster fascinates, and repels
Imagine the surprise of one New York woman when, upon strolling underneath the Brooklyn Bridge, she found the above beast lying belly up. The bloated, gnarled creature quickly became an international phenomenon, mostly because nobody could quite identify what the tabloids had taken to calling the "Manhattan Monster."
Mutilated and deformed, zoologists now think the monster is a raccoon on account of its five-toed paws, but one thing is certain: whatever it is, it sure is weird lookin'. Click ahead as MSN looks back at some of the oddest looking creatures found in the wild.
Chris Golden, a 2014 National Geographic emerging explorer, studies the rich relationship people have with the rain forest in Madagascar and how it aff... More Chris Golden, a 2014 National Geographic emerging explorer, studies the rich relationship people have with the rain forest in Madagascar and how it affects their lives and health. His research into the risks of bush-meat consumption inspired efforts to replace wildlife hunting with chicken husbandry. His team also plans to distribute an ethnomedicine "recipe" book that will preserve vital local knowledge about indigenous plant treatments. Read more about Chris Golden and his work: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/08/140814-emerging-explorer-christopher-golden-madagascar-ecology-epidemiology-ngfood/ The Explorers Project chronicles the work of National Geographic's Emerging Explorers—today's visionaries who are making discoveries, making a difference, and inspiring people to care about the planet. Learn more at http://nationalgeographic.com/emerging.
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