Adorable Animals That Are More Dangerous Than You Might Think

Ironically, some of the most adorable creatures in the animal kingdom can actually be quite fierce and even deadly to us humans. While your instincts might tell you to run up and try to pet one of these cute animals, fight the urge because that decision might lead you to get seriously harmed or worse. So, check out these animals that are so unbelievably cute it makes it hard to believe that they would be capable of harming anything. This knowledge might come in handy in the future.

The Pufferfish Packs A Punch


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The Tetraodontidae is a marine family that consists of species known as pufferfish, puffers, blowfish, and balloonfish, among other names. They are closely related to the porcupine fish which has external spines unlike the Tetraodontidae, which only expose their spines when inflated. The majority of pufferfish species are highly toxic and are some of the most poisonous vertebrates in the world.

They are highly toxic to most animals, including humans, although their meat is considered a delicacy in Japan which can only be prepared by knowledgeable and skilled chefs who know what part of the fish to eat and the exact quantity.