Animals with the most ridiculous names

Wunderpus photogenicus: Wunderpus photogenicus is the scientific name for the wunderpus octopus, which alludes to its appearance.

Screaming hairy armadillo: The screaming hairy armadillo is far hairier than most other armadillo species. 

Pleasing fungus beetle: There are over 2,000 different species of the pleasing fungus beetle. 

Spiny lumpsucker: Members of the Cyclopteridae family are known as "lumpsuckers" because of their spherical shape.

Satanic leaf-tailed gecko: Found only on the island of Madagascar, the satanic leaf-tailed gecko has a flattened tail that really does look like a leaf. 

Fried egg jellyfish: The fried egg jellyfish gets its name from a strong resemblance to a fried egg served sunny side up. 

Tasselled wobbegong: The tasselled wobbegong is a species of the carpet shark.

Red-lipped batfish: One of the strangest-looking fish in the sea, it has bright red lips and pectoral fins that resemble bat wings.

Chicken turtle: Living in the southeastern US, the chicken turtle used to be a popular source of meat.

Leafy seadragon: The leafy seadragon is known for its close resemblance to the mythical serpentine dragons.

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