The 8 Ugliest Animals You’ll Ever Lay Eyes On

Published July 8, 2014
Updated February 27, 2024

The World’s Ugliest Animals: Pig-nosed Turtle

Ugliest Animals Pig Nose Turtle

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As the name suggests, this little critter is a turtle with a pig nose. Though the animal has the flippers and shell of a turtle, the nose consists of nostrils embedded at the end of a fleshy snout, which protrudes from the middle of its face. But don’t let its snout-like appearance conjure any images of an innocent Babe; the pig-nosed turtle is rather aggressive and territorial.

Ugliest Animals Pig Nose Swimming

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Pig Turtle Tank

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Pig Turtle Swimming

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Savannah Cox
Savannah Cox holds a Master's in International Affairs from The New School as well as a PhD from the University of California, Berkeley, and now serves as an Assistant Professor at the University of Sheffield. Her work as a writer has also appeared on DNAinfo.