If you think you're the ultimate metalhead, you haven't met these heavy metal animals. These odd-looking animals are so edgy they make us want to headbang.

Though some cool animals are just born with naturally rocking colors and features, others have unique traits that make them even metal-er (which is officially a word). Excluding the obvious ones - black animals - goats have long been associated with Satanism due to their disobedient and stubborn nature. Another utterly strange animal, the Texas horned lizard, also known as "horny toads," has the bizarre ability to shoot streams of blood from the corners of their eyes in order to deter predators. Does it really get more metal than that?

Check out our list of hardcore unusual animals below, and add your own if you've got a pet that leans toward the dark side.

#1

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Asia
Community Member
3 years ago

They are quite sinister looking creatures. But also cute. Curious mix :)

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#2

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John L
Community Member
3 years ago

I'll bet he has no problems ramming you head on, lol!

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#3

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Neeraj Jha
Community Member
3 years ago

Black Beauty!

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#4

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Odd Kjetil Liland Report

Lara B.
Community Member
3 years ago

PANDA GOAT!!!

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#5

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Greenfire Farms Report

Neeraj Jha
Community Member
3 years ago

BBC

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Naskrecki Report

Asia
Community Member
3 years ago

Google image search tells me that this is lagartixa satanica rabo de folha. That name :O

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#7

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Natasha L
Community Member
3 years ago

Looks like flour!

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#8

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Gary M. Stolz Report

PurpleUnicorn
Community Member
3 years ago

Alligator snapping turtle

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#9

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Mega Anggriani
Community Member
3 years ago

Bettafish crowntail black dragon.. so beautiful 😍

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John L
Community Member
3 years ago

Bird of the night........................

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#11

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John L
Community Member
3 years ago

Interesting set of Shades he has there. :D

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#12

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John L
Community Member
3 years ago

That's one way to discourage a predator. How do you swallow something like that? ;D

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PurpleUnicorn
Community Member
3 years ago

Clymene moth, they come in a variety of colours but all show the black cross at rest

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Miguel Silva Report

John L
Community Member
3 years ago

Find a few more strutting cocks like this, and they can start a Rock Band, lol.

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#15

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Arkive Report

John L
Community Member
3 years ago

That's one Horny Frog!

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Troux
Community Member
3 years ago

That's not metal, that's Emo!

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#17

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John L
Community Member
3 years ago

.........Straight out of a Steven King novel.

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#18

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Bilal Arslan Report

John L
Community Member
3 years ago

Such a forlorn looking little fellow. He needs a good blow dry and a treat.

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#19

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stooB_Riley Report

Soccerluv
Community Member
3 years ago

The new and improved GRUMPY CAT

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#20

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Marineparasitology Report

John L
Community Member
3 years ago

Great subject for a new horror movie.

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Piotr Naskrecki Report

Maureen Zappellini
Community Member
3 years ago

This one looks like it's playing guitar!

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#22

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Aunt Messy
Community Member
3 years ago

I love these guys.

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#23

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David Chapman Report

Riann Vaz
Community Member
3 years ago

So this is the inspiration for that Haircut!

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#24

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ZSSD Report

Emre
Community Member
3 years ago

Reminds me of Randy Blythe - Lamb of God

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#25

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John L
Community Member
3 years ago

That's what you get for trying to pick me up. How IS your hand, by the way? ;D

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#26

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Milestoned Report

John L
Community Member
3 years ago

The rock hoppers are coming to get you.

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GJones
Community Member
3 years ago

I see we have a Kiss fan!!