We've rounded up some bizarre and crazy animals you never knew existed. I knew about the goblin shark, the mantis shrimp, the bush viper, the narwhal, and the thorny dragon! What about you? Elli- who the fuck didn't know what a narwhal is
Poland's Mysterious Crooked Forest: In a tiny corner of western Poland a forest of about 400 pine trees grow with a 90 degree bend at the base of their trunks - all bent northward. It is surrounded by a larger forest of straight growing pine trees.
Cordyceps fungi invades its hosts - mainly arthropods, in this case a tarantula - and its mycelium eventually replaces the host's tissue. Once the arthropod is dead, cylindrical or branching growths emerge from the creature's dead body.