No offense to any character designer, but no one is better at designing cool-looking creatures than Mother Nature herself. Here are 15 creatures that are just interesting to look at… 

Blue-Footed Booby

Blue-Footed Booby These boobies have great blue booties, and they know it. CRACKED.COM

Rainbow Grasshopper

Rainbow Grasshopper It ain't easy being green, so this grasshopper got dressed to the nines instead. CRACKED.COM

Tapir

Tapir If a third-grader created an animal that's great at taunting, we're pretty sure it'd be the tapir. CRACKED.COM

Serval

Serval The serval looks like if someone used their cat as a reference to draw a cheetah. CRACKED.COM

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Golden Tortoise Beetle

Golden Tortoise Beetle This beetle looks like jewelry. CRACKED.COM

Pangolin

Pangolin This little armored anteater is the only fully scaled mammal. CRACKED.COM

Irrawaddy Dolphin

Irrawaddy Dolphin There's only 92 of these cuties in the world. CRACKED.COM

Source: WWF

Lanternfish

Lanternfish This is cheating because it's a 3-D rendering, but this fish is cheating because it brought its own lantern to the deep sea and how are we supposed to photograph that? CRACKED.COM

A Golden Monkey Baby

Golden Monkey Baby Finally, an answer to the question, What if a Furby was painfully cute? CRACKED.COM

Blue-Banded Bee

Blue-Banded Bee If you're sick of boring ol' black and yellow bees, don't worry. Nature's got your back. CRACKED.COM

Albino Kangaroo

An Albino Kangaroo If you thought kangaroos couldn't be cuter, let me present this rabbit-looking creature. CRACKED.COM

Dhole

Dhole Who looked at this beautiful creature and thought, What a d-hole. CRACKED.COM

Longhorn Beetle

The Longhorn Beetle We are truly blessed we cannot see insects' detailed faces with our naked eyes. CRACKED.COM

Clouded Leopard

Clouded Leopard This is the Beanie Baby 10-year-old me never knew I needed. CRACKED.COM

Harpy Eagle

The Harpy Eagle This feathery monster the largest and most powerful bird of prey that still exists. CRACKED.COM

Source: The Illustrated Wildlife Atlas

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