Redditors go beyond ligers and zonkeys in the bizarre /HybridAnimals thread.
 
Purd, a hybrid animal

Photo: gyyp/Reddit

With just a little Photoshop, everyone's favorite critters are combined with other animals (and even inanimate objects) to form entirely new species, like this "Purd," an eagle and pug mix.

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Hippo hermit crab

Photo: Reddit

Hippo + Crab

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Naked mole rat fish

Photo: netwoodle/Reddit

Naked mole rat + Fish

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Puguin

Photo: Sebastian Niedlich/Flickr

Pug + Penguin

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Proboscis monkey bird

Photo: Reddit

Proboscis monkey + Bird

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Elemingo

Photo: andreasde/Reddit

Elephant + Flamingo

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Fox bird

Photo: Markhead/Reddit

Fox + Bird

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Pineapple owl

Photo: Reddit

Pineapple + Bird

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Crocodile frog

Photo: Reddit

Crocodle + Frog

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Bearlephant

Photo: langhston/Reddit

Bear + Elephant

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Pug bread

Photo: greypo/Reddit

Pug + Fresh loaf of bread

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Spider bee

Photo: mobuco/Reddit

Spider + Bee

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Dogmaid

Photo: funkdaddyfresh/Reddit

Dog + Mermaid

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