Mythical creatures have always fascinated us - from magical unicorns and dragons to griffons and Manticore; the folklore was never short of coming up with these fantasy animals. The reason why so many of these animal combinations 'exist' is probably that new species, when spotted for the first time left an exaggerated impression to the beholder, thus becoming a more impressive version of the real animal. Another reason is that these mythical creatures often were allegories, carrying some secret messages with them. Well, no matter the reasons, these weird animals are surely a sight.

Now, with the advent of Photoshop, mythical creatures and photoshopped animals are easier than ever to create and share with your friends!

Several online communities are dedicated to hybrid-creature creation: Bored Panda previously had a mega-list of animal pictures, and Reddit has a large community over at /r/HybridAnimals. We've written about some members of that weird photo community, too! Feel free to submit your funny animals to the list below as well.

#1

Butterphant

Butterphant

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MariaPinto 3 years ago

I would have preferred Elephly

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#2

Penguitten

Penguitten

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FontellaLloyd 3 years ago

love it!! If only it were real!

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#3

Koaowl

Koaowl

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loni316 3 years ago

Kowlala sounds better :D

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#4

Catmeleon

Catmeleon

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Raven 3 years ago

Ima Ima ima catmeleon!

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#5

Searex

Searex

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OliviaHorner 3 years ago

Almost looks real. o,o

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#6

Dubbit

Dubbit

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Labradorca

Labradorca

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OliviaHorner 3 years ago

<3 the name!

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#8

Orangupanda

Orangupanda

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IrisBerry 3 years ago

"I'm totally listening to your terrible story" Orangpanda

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#9

Highland Red Pandow

Highland Red Pandow

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MelMusgrove 3 years ago

It reminds me of Brutus from Labyrinth! <3

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#10

The Snowy Owlpard

The Snowy Owlpard

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#11

Hippopotamice

Hippopotamice

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ChristineLadyman 3 years ago

The snowy owlpard is gorgeous, but I love them all.

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#12

Tiny Dicks

Tiny Dicks

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amsel 3 years ago

hey look at my tiny dick i already know it's tiny No i mean… never mind and she never saw how cute his tiny dick was

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#13

Racowl

Racowl

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tiagoobin 3 years ago

That little face ♡____♡

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#14

Towel

Towel

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Epicdragontamer 3 years ago

Towel !?!?! What about owger?

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#15

The Golden Camel

The Golden Camel

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MónicaElisabethSacco 3 years ago

Helps you to cross the desert and then licks welcome to you!

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#16

Toucameleon

Toucameleon

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tiagoobin 3 years ago

Pretty!

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#17

Birboon

Birboon

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BrittanyStine 3 years ago

Imagine this sky diving right at you with mouth wide open....

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#18

Australian Pygmy Cheessum

Australian Pygmy Cheessum

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AihzMaquinto 3 years ago

I'm inlove!

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#19

A Frig

A Frig

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JoRewers 3 years ago

Cute...could eat very big flies!

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#20

Owlarilla

Owlarilla

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Eliana 3 years ago

It looks like something you would go on a quest for to ask its advice.

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#21

Punk

Punk

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SusanLuckey 3 years ago

How about Skanda?

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#22

Hairy Potter

Hairy Potter

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OliviaHorner 3 years ago

XD

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#23

The Ferocious Schnowlzer

The Ferocious Schnowlzer

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RebeccaWest 3 years ago

Would not like that coming at me.

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#24

Catelephant

Catelephant

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AlyssaZeman 3 years ago

Scary

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#25

Tigraffe

Tigraffe

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JoRewers 3 years ago

Lovely! Graceful and pretty

#26

Crabadillo

Crabadillo

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RiannaPanda 3 years ago

nope nope nope

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#27

Dove Manatee

Dove Manatee

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SusanLuckey 3 years ago

It'll never fly

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#28

Wren Terrier

Wren Terrier

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RebeccaWest 3 years ago

That could be in Labrynth or Legend.

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#29

Owlves

Owlves

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JoRewers 3 years ago

Look fiercer than wolves...it's the eyes.

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#30

Flying Foxkudu

Flying Foxkudu

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Sabrina Glass 3 months ago

omg

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#31

Pic Bull

Pic Bull

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Lisa-MarieSaunders 3 years ago

A pitpecker...?

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#32

Elepus

Elepus

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RainePatterson 3 years ago

It's head is on backwards

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#33

Lioto

Lioto

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3 years ago

This hybrid animal is the lion × guinea pig. In Japan, the guinea pig is pronounced as "marmot".

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#34

Swanhorse

Swanhorse

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Shelia Horne 2 years ago

Needs wings!

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#35

Catarsier

Catarsier

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DathanjaBlossom 3 years ago

Wtf No!

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#36

The Spat

The Spat

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JoRewers 3 years ago

Not really sure if cute or scary?

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#37

Crocoturtle

Crocoturtle

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RebeccaWest 3 years ago

At least it moves slow.

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#38

Showl

Showl

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AmoinaKatsky 3 years ago

This looks so retarded >.< :D

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#39

Mooster

Mooster

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TammyChapman 3 years ago

wtf???

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#40

Maldartion

Maldartion

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JoRewers 3 years ago

Very good at dogpaddling!

#41

Shider

Shider

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#42

Birdala And Humaffe

Birdala And Humaffe

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CleverFool 3 years ago

Kinda looks like some kind of hippie critters.

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#43

The Spowl

The Spowl

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Lisa-MarieSaunders 3 years ago

Freaky! I think I'll have nightmares tonight after some of these!

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#44

Shark Jet

Shark Jet

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JoRewers 3 years ago

Not getting in front of that!

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#45

Roldsterfish

Roldsterfish

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Ilikecrunchy Animaljam 1 year ago

good photocopyng! cute

#46

Horsechick

Horsechick

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LuciaColaco 3 years ago

I am a horse girl!!!

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#47

Gorillapus

Gorillapus

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Panda-Chan 1 year ago

Hahahahhahahahha 🤣

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