Just like humans, animals have the potential to be born with a distinct set of characteristics, genetic mutations that effect how they look and interact with the world around them. However, as animals have fur, feathers, and scales, the possibility for variation is basically endless: Vibrant colors, insanely complex markings, and strange fur patterns, to name a few.
Below are some unusual animals, and an explanation of some of the conditions that cause their unique appearances. They might be different that your average, but they're definitely interesting to see (and some of them are just downright beautiful). Check them out below.