10 Cute Animals With Secretly Scary Behaviors

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We’ve all seen those animals, “Oh my gosh! It’s so cute! I just want to cuddle with it!” Well stop it right now! Remember, that little cutie is a wild animal, so no cuddling. Also, you'll want to make sure it's not one of these ten animals that have some secret defenses.

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Poison dart frog:
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Platypus:
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Dolphins:
http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/201602...
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Sea otters:
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Ducks:
http://scienceblogs.com/notrocketscie...
Moon snail:
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Ladybugs:
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Images:
Pufferfish:
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Poison dart frog:
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https://flic.kr/p/gRYCXh
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...
Slow loris:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...
Platypus:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...
Spiny mice:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...
Dolphins:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...
Sea otters:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...
Ducks:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...
https://flic.kr/p/5PfMWH
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...
Moon snail:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...




Ladybugs:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...