A lot of animals are cute, fluffy and look like they would be great to cuddle with. While there are some out there that are, there are also a lot of cute animals around that are extremely dangerous. Here are 25 animals you wouldn’t think to steer clear of.
They have very sharp teeth and claws which they show when they feel threatened.
These cute guys have poisonous glands.
Just like with any bear, if they feel threatened they will attack.
Pretty obvious why this guy should be left alone….spikes, spikes and more spikes.
The largest carnivore that attacks whenever it wants.
They don’t discriminate when they’re hungry.
They act like wolves or coyotes around humans: shy until they feel the need to attack.
They weigh a ton and let you know if they need to.
Legs and arms and both used to pack a serious punch (or kick).
Male deer use their horns to charge at humans that come too close.
Large, sharp talons you don’t want to feel.
These guys bathe in their own urine, so handle at your own risk.
Surprisingly, they attack more people each year than bears.
They can be very vicious and brutal when it comes to attacking a victim.
These guys can’t stand being touched by humans and will actually bang their heads into trees if threatened.
They not only go after penguins, but humans, too.
Small, but scrappy. Watch out for these animals.
These animals have razor-sharp claws that can slash an animal or human open in one swipe.
Super territorial and can charge at speeds of up to 20 mph.
Their back legs have a pair of hollow spurs which carry poison.
The second most poisonous vertebrate in the world.
Extremely protective over their babies and will attack until they feel the threat has been eliminated.
They can attack when they become disoriented, especially during the daytime.
Golden Poison Dart Frog
They produce enough toxins to kill 10 men.
The Blue-Ringed Octopus
Carry toxins capable of producing nausea, cardiac arrest, respiratory arrest, paralysis, blindness and even death.