In addition to the abundance of adoro zoo animals, there are some that — how do I say this nicely? — have a more peculiar appearance. I'm all for uniqueness and in the poll for the oddest looking zoo baby born in '09, you've crowned this then-featherless birdie to be the big winner.
Born back in January, the very rare Dalmatian pelican actually grows up to be the world's heaviest flying species! Is this a face only a mother could love? You be the judge and lemme hear if this ruffles your feathers in the comments below.