Appropriate for Halloween, I guess.
Looking for ideas for a monster? Tired of the craptastic SyFy movies always being about giant snakes and sharks? Ready to write your own? Here are some real creatures that can start your creative juices flowing!
* I don’t usually use photos, as I respect other people’s work and copyrights, but felt this time would be an appropriate exception. To the best of my knowledge, all images are public domain. If you feel I am using your image without permission, please contact me immediately. There are better images out there for all of these creatures, so if they catch your eye, go look for them!
Giant Isopod think giant roly-poly. Except they are more like the sow bug, they can’t roll up.
The Sunfish This:
grows into this:
Narwhal -this is where the legend of the unicorn is thought to have originated.
Giant Water Bug with eggs on its back. Also known as a ‘toe-biter.’ They about the size of your palm and have a man sting!
There are so many strange and wonderful creatures on our planet, we could be inspired the rest of our lives. But if that is not enough for you, try searching for ‘weird animals’ and keep your eyes open for the retouched photos out there. Some are fantastic!