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.
Fewer than three dozen Gobi bears survive in the Gobi Desert, a harsh landscape that stretches from Mongolia into China. Journalist and wildlife biolog... More Fewer than three dozen Gobi bears survive in the Gobi Desert, a harsh landscape that stretches from Mongolia into China. Journalist and wildlife biologist Douglas Chadwick describes the efforts under way to save the bears—likely the closest link to brown bears' distant ancestors—in cooperation with Mongolia's scientists, rangers, and government. Read more about the challenges of saving Gobi bears: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/special-features/2014/04/140417-rarest-bears-world-mongolia-gobi/
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