10 Animals You Didn’t Know Existed

Bush Viper

Also known as atheris, these African snakes can easily hide themselves among the trees. Like other vipers, their venom is incredibly strong and can lead to pain and swelling with near-death experiences.

Venezuelan Poodle Moth

This insect was discovered in Venezuela just in 2009, so not much is known about the creature. They actually look pretty adorable, and it’s expected that they would be soft enough to pet — although they probably wouldn’t like it.