Sure, Minnesota is home to deer, squirrels, raccoons, and even moose. However, several strange creatures also call the North Star State "home". Many of these are completely unknown to most Minnesotans.

Here is a list of seven of the weirdest animals that live in the Land of Ten Thousand Lakes.

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7 Strange Creatures in Minnesota

To learn more about some of the strange animals living in the Land of Ten Thousand Lakes, check out this article from the Pioneer Press. And to see the Star-Nosed Mole, up close and personal, watch the YouTube video below.

10 Most Obscure Minnesota Towns

As you are making road-trip plans you might want to see if you can even find some of these Minnesota towns.

Minnesota is the Land Of 10,000 Lakes and 853 towns. Even if you know the state well I'll bet you haven't even heard of Minnesota's 10 smallest towns.

Gallery Credit: Ben Davis

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