If you think you're the ultimate metalhead, you haven't met these hardcore animals. They're so edgy they make us want to headbang.

Though some animals are just born with naturally rocking colours and features, others have unique traits that make them even metal-er (which is officially a word). Goats have long been associated with Satanism due to their disobedient and stubborn nature. Texas horned lizards, also known as "horny toads," have 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 hard rocking animals below, and add your own if you've got a pet that leans toward the dark side.

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Asia 2 years ago

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

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John L 2 years ago

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

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Neeraj Jha 2 years ago

Black Beauty!

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Lara B. 2 years ago

PANDA GOAT!!!

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Asia 2 years ago

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

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Natasha L 2 years ago

Looks like flour!

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PurpleUnicorn 2 years ago

Alligator snapping turtle

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Mega Anggriani 2 years ago

Bettafish crowntail black dragon.. so beautiful 😍

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John L 2 years ago

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

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John L 2 years ago

Interesting set of Shades he has there. :D

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John L 2 years ago

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

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PurpleUnicorn 2 years ago

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

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John L 2 years ago

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

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John L 2 years ago

That's one Horny Frog!

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Troux 2 years ago

That's not metal, that's Emo!

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John L 2 years ago

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

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John L 2 years ago

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

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Soccerluv 2 years ago

The new and improved GRUMPY CAT

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John L 2 years ago

Great subject for a new horror movie.

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Maureen Zappellini 2 years ago

This one looks like it's playing guitar!

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Aunt Messy 2 years ago

I love these guys.

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Riann Vaz 2 years ago

So this is the inspiration for that Haircut!

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Emre 2 years ago

Reminds me of Randy Blythe - Lamb of God

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John L 2 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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John L 2 years ago

The rock hoppers are coming to get you.

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GJones 2 years ago

I see we have a Kiss fan!!