Don’t Cuddle These Super Cute, Dangerous Animals

Pygmy Slow Loris With its big, adorable eyes, the pygmy slow loris might seem cute, but its venomous bite, mixed with toxic saliva, is truly dangerous.

Pufferfish The pufferfish, with its wide-set eyes and pucker lips, looks adorable, but its guts contain deadly tetrodotoxin, a powerful neurotoxin.

Hippo Despite their cute, pudgy faces, hippos are extremely dangerous. They are one of Africa's deadliest animals with a high fatality rate from encounters. 

Golden Poison Dart Frog: This tiny, vibrant frog is extremely lethal. Its skin secretes enough poison to kill 10 humans, and even touching it can be deadly.

Honey Badger Honey badgers are fierce and fearless. They tackle venomous snakes, raid bee hives, and fight larger predators, making them a dangerous opponent.

Puss Caterpillar This inch-long fuzzy caterpillar packs a painful punch. Its body is covered in toxic spines that can cause severe reactions if touched.

Blue-Ringed Octopus: Small but deadly, the blue-ringed octopus carries tetrodotoxin, a neurotoxin much more potent than cyanide, and has no known antidote.