Amazing Animal-Shaped Rock Formations

Some animals that were sculpted by nature through geological processes like wind erosion and many others.

ome rock formations are extremely unique having a close resemblance to animals or part of animal’s anatomy.

Turtle Rock Island

This picture was taken by my friend during our trip to Hundred Islands in Pangasinan, Philippines. We called it “Turtle Rock Island” not because it’s a breeding ground for turtles, but due to the striking similarity of the rock island to a turtle.

Dog Rock

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This is a large granite stone and this amazing rock look likes a dog’s head from afar. This intriguing rock formation called the Dog Rock is located in Albany, Australia.

Frozen Animal

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This bizarre rock formation looks like a frozen animal.

Camel Rock

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This natural arch formation is located in a camel-shaped rock formation.

Camel Rock

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This unique rock formation named “Camel Rock” is located in Cappadocia, Turkey.

Camel Rock

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Another interesting “Camel Rock” rock formation, this one is located in New Mexico, USA.

Crocodile Rock

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This natural crocodile rock formation is located in the Valley of the King in Egypt.

Hippo’s Yawn

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The Hippo’s Yawn is an interesting rock formation near Wave Rock in Western Australia. The rock’s resemblance to a yawning hippopotamus has given it its name.

Elephant Trunk

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This hill resembles an elephant trunk, hence, the name. The Elephant Trunk Hill is a landmark and tourist attraction in Guilin, Guangxi, China.

Elephant Butte

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Another intriguing rock formation that has a resemblance to an animal is the Elephant Butte. At least to some observers who see the left side of its head, with a prominent ear, and its trunk curled by a foot. The strange butte or hill is located in New Mexico, USA.

Elephant Butte

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Another peculiar rock formation that resembles an elephant is the “Elephant Butte” located in Queen Valley in Arizona, USA.

Elephant Foot

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We are now about to complete an elephant with this Elephant Foot rock formation.

There’s a lot more rock formations out there just waiting to be publish on-line. Thanks a lot. Hope you enjoyed this one.

For more amazing geological formations see

World’s Most Impressive Ice Formations

Bizarre Rock Formations From Around the World

World’s Most Impressive Rock Formations

Unusual Rock Formations That Resemble Humans

World’s Most Impressive Karst Formations

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18 Responses to “Amazing Animal-Shaped Rock Formations”
  1. Anne Lyken-Garner Says...

    On October 25, 2008 at 10:27 am

    These are fantastic.


  2. goodselfme Says...

    On October 25, 2008 at 11:34 am

    The pics say the words also. Good post.


  3. Liane Schmidt Says...

    On October 25, 2008 at 2:53 pm

    Wonderful pictures and article – fun and entertaining as always!

    Blessings.

    Sincerely,

    -Liane Schmidt.


  4. RJ Chamberlain Says...

    On October 25, 2008 at 3:11 pm

    Wow these are amazing Norbert. The camel rock is just crazy. Well done


  5. PR Mace Says...

    On October 25, 2008 at 4:32 pm

    What a good fun post. I enjoyed it.


  6. BC Doan Says...

    On October 25, 2008 at 6:20 pm

    Pretty amazing!


  7. Eden Emersen Says...

    On October 25, 2008 at 7:16 pm

    We saw all kinds of animals at the zoo today, but I didn’t know these rock animals even existed; very cool article!


  8. Lauren Axelrod Says...

    On October 25, 2008 at 11:05 pm

    What a cool piece


  9. Melody Arcamo Lagrimas Says...

    On October 26, 2008 at 2:23 am

    Wonderful. My daughter enjoyed it a lot, Nobert.


  10. swapna Says...

    On October 26, 2008 at 4:33 am

    pretty amazing pictures….


  11. pattydt Says...

    On October 26, 2008 at 7:34 am

    Excellent… nature never ceases to surprise!!


  12. Xander Says...

    On October 28, 2008 at 12:04 am

    On the ‘Hippo’s Yawn’ picture, I actually see an eagle. If you look at the water stains on the inside of the ‘mouth’ you should see it.


  13. Unofre Pili Says...

    On November 5, 2008 at 7:21 am

    Really enjoyable and funny.Anyone will like it, especially children


  14. Rebecca Roy Says...

    On November 21, 2008 at 7:20 pm

    Very cool, but have you ever seen Horsetooth rock in Ft. Collins CO or Camelback mt in Phoenix AZ? These are amazing to look at and hike!


  15. sara Says...

    On September 21, 2011 at 12:48 pm

    hi this is realy amazing


  16. chelsey Says...

    On February 12, 2013 at 3:23 pm

    tis is not a neat rock because ist aan aelapents asss.


  17. chelsey gross Says...

    On February 12, 2013 at 3:27 pm

    chelsey says i agreewith Rebecca


  18. chelsey gross Says...

    On February 12, 2013 at 3:27 pm

    chelsey says i agreewith Rebecca roy


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