Bizarre National Animals
In 2016, President Obama's act of designating the bison the U.S. national mammal caused quite a stir. It drew attention to the majesty of the animal and its cultural significance. Indeed, many lauded the executive decision as the right one to make. That said, the move didn't supplant the bald eagle as the national animal or symbol of the United States.
Yet, the bison pales in comparison to some of the majestic and mythical creatures countries around the world have claimed as national animals.
From the majestic to the downright strange, here's a look at six of the most bizarre national animals worldwide.