Wild animals have their own ways of coping with rainwater, but sometimes, when they find themselves under an opportune leaf, flower or mushroom, they look just like people hiding from the rain under umbrellas!

Most larger creatures try to hide under trees, rocks or cliffs when it rains, and some, like bears, can simply shake it out when it's over. Orangutans, and often other monkeys, are known to use banana leaves or other large leaves in their native jungles to block the rain just like we use umbrellas. Even fish and amphibians that live in the water are often bothered by rain – these will often dive deeper into their ponds and lakes to avoid raindrops. Rarely, of course, you might see a squirrel with an actual umbrella!

If you have any cool photos of animals hiding from the rain or using natural umbrellas, we'd love to see them – please add them to this list!

#1

Dandelion Seed Umbrella

Dandelion Seed Umbrella

Andiyan Lutfi Report

KathyBandas
Community Member
5 years ago

All of God's creatures are beautiful!

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#2

Leaf Umbrella

Leaf Umbrella

Kutub Uddin Report

ElliePasquale
Community Member
5 years ago

Cute

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#3

Dandelion Seed Umbrella

Dandelion Seed Umbrella

Vyacheslav Mishchenko Report

AndiShechter
Community Member
5 years ago

This is such a beautifully composed photo! The photographer has great talent.

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#4

Mushroom Umbrella

Mushroom Umbrella

Alonk's Roby Report

ShruthiKotian
Community Member
5 years ago

woow

#5

Leaf Umbrella

Leaf Umbrella

Muhammad Ridha Report

ClaireSmart
Community Member
5 years ago

Superb

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#6

Flower Umbrella

Flower Umbrella

Ajar Setiadi Report

BarbaraCrettol
Community Member
5 years ago

Lovely, just perfect.

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#7

Leaf Umbrella

Leaf Umbrella

imgur Report

cest_nayce
Community Member
5 years ago

<3

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#8

Leaf Umbrella

Leaf Umbrella

Richard Austin Report

CristinaJelescu
Community Member
5 years ago

More like a fancy hat. :)

#9

Mushroom Umbrella

Mushroom Umbrella

Johan Lennartsson Report

#10

Grass Umbrella

Grass Umbrella

Vadim Trunov Report

AnabelleClendening
Community Member
5 years ago

wowo

#11

Polypore Umbrella

Polypore Umbrella

Giedrius Stakauskas Report

AlinaBiro
Community Member
5 years ago

That's also a mushroom.

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#12

Mushroom Umbrella

Mushroom Umbrella

Edwin Giesbers Report

#13

Mushroom Umbrella

Mushroom Umbrella

Carlos Bermudez Report

BillBumgarner
Community Member
5 years ago

Beautiful glorified animal cruelty. A number of those photos were the subject of an expose that showed how the frogs, in particular, were oft tied up with strings in unnatural positions.

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#14

Flower Umbrella

Flower Umbrella

Fahmi Bhs Report

Yoka
Community Member
5 years ago

Lovely photography!

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#15

Leaf Umbrella

Leaf Umbrella

Report

PearlBernadette
Community Member
5 years ago

One look at this and you can tell that it is completely staged

#16

Flower Umbrella

Flower Umbrella

Ajar Setiadi Report

#17

Leaf Umbrella

Leaf Umbrella

Anne Geier Report

#18

Mushroom Umbrella

Mushroom Umbrella

Bonali Giuseppe Report

Noor
Community Member
5 years ago

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Let me guess, a photographer that made it rain so he could make this picture.......... like so many do... staging nature for an easy shot.

#19

Leaf Umbrella

Leaf Umbrella

Report

#20

Flower Petal Umbrella

Flower Petal Umbrella

AddyInTheClouds Report

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#21

Sparrow Leaf Sun Blocker

Sparrow Leaf Sun Blocker

www.foodvibe.net Report

Rhon
Community Member
5 years ago

What a little cutie!

#22

Shadow Darner Captured Inflight

Shadow Darner Captured Inflight

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