Earth is a weird place full of strange creatures (including us, if we’re being honest), but this thing might just take home the trophy.

It’s almost like whatever force created the world had a really good sense of humor.

This is the great potoo.Wikimedia Commons

And it has two very, um, unique features.

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It can be found mostly in Central and South America.

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And it’s exceptionally good at camouflaging itself from predators.
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But mostly people are just into it’s ridiculous appearance.Imgur

The eyes aren’t just for show. They’ve evolved to help the potoo find insects in the dark.
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That’s right, this goofy thing is actually a highly evolved predator.

He looks a little judgmental here, for sure.

Mother nature sure has a weird sense of humor.

In case you were wondering, no, it’s not a muppet.

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There is much we still don’t know about the great potoo…

But we’re pretty sure they’re not aliens. We think.

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Hey, at least their babies are cute.

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How is this even real?

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Perhaps even more unsettling than its eyes, the potoo has a unique moaning growl that it likes to vocalize throughout the night.

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This truly is the stuff of nightmares.

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Yes, the potoo is definitely Earth’s new champion of weird.