At first glance, you'd be forgiven for thinking some of these images are the work of Photoshop.
But no, all these animals belong to a gang of rare and somewhat comical-looking creatures that hide away in the farthest corners of the earth, and you might not have seen them until now.
From the African antelope with the freakishly long neck, to the tiny kangaroo-legged rodent which can bounce an astonishing ten yards, feast your eyes of the animal kingdom's most charmingly bizarre characters.
The gerenuk is, unsurprisingly upon inspection, the longest-necked antelope on earth. Found in the Horn of Africa, they take their name from the Somali term 'giraffe-necked', and they use their lithe appendages to reach high-growing foliage.