Blobfish voted 'world's ugliest animal'

2008-05-25 Pittsburgh 172 Oakland, Carnegie Museum of Art - Museum of Natural History, Kakapo

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The Ugly Animal Preservation Society recently held a competition to elect their global mascot. While there were 11 very deserving nominees, the blobfish beat out the competition, to be the British organization's face. The Ugly Animal Preservation Society was founded to raise the profile of animals in need of protection, particularly those who may not be as esthetically pleasing as, say, the giant panda or the African elephant.

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