Sun is shining, birds are chirping, and the living is easy. We’d like to think of nature this way. But it moves in mysterious ways and it’s called Mother Nature for a reason.

You see, upon a closer look, things are hella odd and creepy out there. Think of it as a horror movie of its own league starring sci-fi-like creatures, unusual anomalies, bizarre plants and animals, and sightings that push you to the brink of saying "I’m out."

Bored Panda has compiled a spine-chilling fresh list for your next nightmare. Get ready for sweaty palms and don’t say I didn’t warn you. Before you are done and safely out of this whole ordeal, there’s part 1, part 2, and part 3 waiting one click away. No NOPEs allowed after this point.

#1

I Watched This Guy Fight Off A Bird 10 Times His Size. This Was His Victory Pose For A Good 10+ Minutes As The Bird Perched On A Power Line, Defeated

I Watched This Guy Fight Off A Bird 10 Times His Size. This Was His Victory Pose For A Good 10+ Minutes As The Bird Perched On A Power Line, Defeated

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Sakib sarar Ananda
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2 months ago

that's what Kung fu Panda does to you!

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#2

Bald Eagle Size vs. Grey Wolf, Caught On Trail Cam

Bald Eagle Size vs. Grey Wolf, Caught On Trail Cam

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Rissie
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2 months ago

This is just awesome, not a nope.

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#3

Whales Sleeping

Whales Sleeping

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engineer_nope.avi
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2 months ago

Whale-henge, a new attraction

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Our planet is populated with both odd and amusing plants and animals. Some of them have been surrounded by myth and misunderstanding, and some we still know little about. David Attenborough’s series “Natural Curiosities” has revealed the remarkable evolutionary traits behind some of the most mystical wonders of the natural world.

Some of the quirky animals include flamingos, who survive in hot volcanic lakes by filtering out microscopic algae; salamanders that can regrow entire limbs; problem-solving crows that design intricate tools; and hippos, who secrete a vivid red mucus that acts as sunscreen.

#4

Bees Killing A Murder Hornet By Raising Their Temperature In Order To Cook It Alive

Bees Killing A Murder Hornet By Raising Their Temperature In Order To Cook It Alive

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Christophe Beunens
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2 months ago

This is a bit like Murder on the Orient Express : The whole family is guilty

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#5

Your Chances Of Getting Killed By A Group Of Frogs Are Low But Never Zero

Your Chances Of Getting Killed By A Group Of Frogs Are Low But Never Zero

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engineer_nope.avi
Community Member
2 months ago

Frogs: "Hey there"

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#6

I Heard Some Noise On The Roof This Morning

I Heard Some Noise On The Roof This Morning

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Ruby McPherosn
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2 months ago

AUSTRALIA!!

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In an interview with Radio Times, David Attenborough recounted the particularly peculiar case of a greenfly that’s nearly all female. “Inside they are already pregnant. And inside the baby that’s inside the mother there’s another one. So you’ve got three generations all in one animal.” As bizarre as it sounds, that’s a very common insect we don’t really think of much.

#7

Then There Was This Guy

Then There Was This Guy

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engineer_nope.avi
Community Member
2 months ago

What is this? Is it a lizard?

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#8

I Think I Found The Entrance To The Spider-Verse

I Think I Found The Entrance To The Spider-Verse

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pei meow
Community Member
2 months ago

Thats kinda cool and creepy

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#9

I Noticed Some Shrimp Missing...

I Noticed Some Shrimp Missing...

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engineer_nope.avi
Community Member
2 months ago

I hate ants, but I have to admit, this is dedication

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#10

What, Exactly, Was The Sequence Of Events That LED To This?

What, Exactly, Was The Sequence Of Events That LED To This?

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80 Van
Community Member
2 months ago

The grey wolf must have won after all.

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#11

Here’s A Possum Yelling At A Bald Eagle

Here’s A Possum Yelling At A Bald Eagle

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engineer_nope.avi
Community Member
2 months ago (edited)

"I FREAKING TOLD YOU TO SHARE, MARK!"

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#12

I Was In The Middle Of A Zoom When I Noticed This

I Was In The Middle Of A Zoom When I Noticed This

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engineer_nope.avi
Community Member
2 months ago

Why don't you back up or help it enter another window?

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#13

Nature Is Scary As Hell

Nature Is Scary As Hell

The Sandbox Tree also known as the "Dynamite Tree" grows exploding fruits. When fully mature, they explode with a loud bang and fling their hard, flattened seeds at speeds of up to 150 miles per hour and distances of over 60 feet. The shrapnel can seriously injure any person or animal in its path. As bad as this is, the exploding seed pods are only one of the ways that a sandbox tree can inflict harm.

The fruit of the sandbox tree is poisonous, causing vomiting, diarrhea and cramps if ingested. The tree sap is said to cause an angry red rash, and it can blind you if it gets in your eyes. It has been used to make poison darts.

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I Liek To Cute
Community Member
2 months ago

Wow. The person who said nature is beautiful has CLEARLY never seen this tree!

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#14

The Harpy Eagle's Huge Talons Can Be As Large As A Bear's Claws, And Its Legs Can Be Almost As Thick As A Man's Wrist

The Harpy Eagle's Huge Talons Can Be As Large As A Bear's Claws, And Its Legs Can Be Almost As Thick As A Man's Wrist

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Margaret Wells
Community Member
2 months ago

Seeing pics like this makes me wonder why we didn't realise birds evolved from dinosaurs years ago

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#15

My Mom Found This Skull With A Chrysalis Inside The Eye Socket

My Mom Found This Skull With A Chrysalis Inside The Eye Socket

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Samantha Lomb
Community Member
2 months ago

Life from death, quite poetic

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#16

This Ice Looks Like An Eye

This Ice Looks Like An Eye

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engineer_nope.avi
Community Member
2 months ago

Eye see you.

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#17

Tick Season Is Here, Make Sure To Check Every Spot

Tick Season Is Here, Make Sure To Check Every Spot

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Ayça Güneş
Community Member
2 months ago (edited)

Poor doggie :(

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#18

Sphynx Cat With No Eyes

Sphynx Cat With No Eyes

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engineer_nope.avi
Community Member
2 months ago

Jesus, that scared me.

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#19

Cabbage Field In Japan

Cabbage Field In Japan

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Ruby McPherosn
Community Member
2 months ago

Huh, anyone else think of Alien 2?

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#20

If I Saw This In My Bathroom Corner, I’d Burn My House Down

If I Saw This In My Bathroom Corner, I’d Burn My House Down

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pei meow
Community Member
2 months ago

How big is that?!!!

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#21

My Friend Traveled To India. She Posted A Photo This Morning With The Caption "It's Going Well"

My Friend Traveled To India. She Posted A Photo This Morning With The Caption "It's Going Well"

CreepyTarot Report

Lyop
Community Member
2 months ago

Hahaha, sigh.....(brings out the flamethrower from the suitcase...)

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#22

Mossy Frogs

Mossy Frogs

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KittyComics
Community Member
2 months ago

they look cute!

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#23

This... Bothers Me In So Many Levels

This... Bothers Me In So Many Levels

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Xavier Portillo
Community Member
2 months ago

I hear what you're saying.. but it's just trying to branch out.

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#24

The Scaly-Foot Snail Ingests The Toxic Magma-Fumes Of Hydrothermal Vents And Grows A Coat Of Organic Iron Plates

The Scaly-Foot Snail Ingests The Toxic Magma-Fumes Of Hydrothermal Vents And Grows A Coat Of Organic Iron Plates

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80 Van
Community Member
2 months ago

It looks like it's sitting on the iron throne.

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#25

Dried Frog And The Spider

Dried Frog And The Spider

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Marlowe Fitzpatrik
Community Member
2 months ago

This would be awesome for that girl's "Dead stuff collection" a few articles over!

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#26

A Rare Mutation Causing The Tentacles On The Octopus To Branch

A Rare Mutation Causing The Tentacles On The Octopus To Branch

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Lou Lopez
Community Member
2 months ago

Excuse me, but have you heard the dread word of Cthulhu?

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#27

Duet

Duet

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80 Van
Community Member
2 months ago

The snake looks like it has a human mouth and chin inside of it. Maybe if there human mouth opens, there will be another mouth inside of that one.

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#28

Ghost Mantis

Ghost Mantis

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KittyComics
Community Member
2 months ago

venom?

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#29

A Storm Literally Picked Up And Moved This Road

A Storm Literally Picked Up And Moved This Road

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SilverLining
Community Member
2 months ago

This happened in the lake District UK. Just purely from the force of the water

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#30

Deep Sea Worms Viewed Under Electron Microscope

Deep Sea Worms Viewed Under Electron Microscope

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LadyMarsh
Community Member
2 months ago

Audition for Tremor, bottom right got the part.

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#31

The Door I Had To Get Through Last Night To Get To My Room

The Door I Had To Get Through Last Night To Get To My Room

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RitaGG
Community Member
2 months ago

Nope, sleeping at Walmart tonight.

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#32

Teeth In A Squid Suction Cup

Teeth In A Squid Suction Cup

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spirit wolf
Community Member
2 months ago

Those are actually sharp gold grillz. Squid by day, rapper by night.

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#33

10,000 Year Old Skull Of An Extinct Giant Irish Elk Found By This Farmer

10,000 Year Old Skull Of An Extinct Giant Irish Elk Found By This Farmer

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Joseph O'Reilly
Community Member
2 months ago

yall why is everybody saying that the Earth is 5,000 years old? It's waaaaaaaaay older than that, and basing its age off of a calendar based in religion is quite likely to not be scientifically accurate. Please, for the love of all that is correct, stop saying the Earth is younger than we can soundly prove it is

pebs
Community Member
2 months ago

Everybody? Where?

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Blackheart
Community Member
2 months ago

That looks like it would give the animal a neck or head ache.

F. H.
Community Member
2 months ago

It's suspected to be one of the reasons why they died out.

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Tessa Thompson
Community Member
2 months ago

SO COOL!

Eulalie Grace
Community Member
2 months ago

Goes right over the fireplace.

kennedy longworth
Community Member
2 months ago

Oh cool!

teeshy hedding
Community Member
2 months ago

wow!

Haevyn
Community Member
2 months ago

Y'all, as in just the one of u, are crazy. Earth's billions yo

Sher Kelly Strombos
Community Member
1 month ago

WOW

Marlene Ricker
Community Member
2 months ago

Is that really elk antlers? They look more like moose antlers!

rehabisforquitters
Community Member
2 months ago

Why isn't anyone commenting on the size and rarity of this farmer's find?

Jasmina Pavlovic
Community Member
2 months ago

Horror movie 👁

Celtic Pirate Queen
Community Member
2 months ago

WOW!

Pamela Slivkoff Bennett
Community Member
2 months ago

Ok. Ok. I am in awe of just how large this find is! WOW!☺️

Elaine Mattingly
Community Member
2 months ago

I'm wrong. I said I saw one bigger alive in Yellowstone Park not realizing this was an Elk and what I saw was a moose. Learned several new thing today! I apologize.

Garth Robinson
Community Member
2 months ago

.... and the rest is in his freezer..... Ack!

Tiffiny
Community Member
2 months ago

So then it’s not a skull, it’s a fossil. Bone would’ve turned to dust by now.

Juliette Dauterive
Community Member
2 months ago

No Elk, Moose.

Myriam Ickx
Community Member
2 months ago (edited)

Not a moose, and not an elk either, the giant deer, as it is now correctly called, which existed on a range extending from Ireland to Siberia, and became extinct for an unknown reason around 10.000 years ago.

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CharliAnn Olney
Community Member
2 months ago

Super Cool! Reckon it was in peat bog.

O Jackson
Community Member
2 months ago

That is cool

Vicki Perizzolo
Community Member
2 months ago

wow!! (and yes flat earthers and religious nuts -- life on earth is proven (science = facts not brainwashing) over 4B years on this planet in some form or another - educate yourselves and leave your brainwashing behind)

Anna Shamsuddin
Community Member
2 months ago

hey. be nice. We believe what we do because trusting god has brought us through so much. It's not brainwashing, it's just what we believe. plus we gonna die anyways so really we've got nothing to lose. I mean hey Jesus died for us so... I mean.... hey.. Why the heck not accept the gift that's literally being offered to us for FREEEE.... FREEEEE... Also go and educate YOURSELF...*whispers* God loves you....he's not even asking for anything back... he just loves you(:

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Elaine Mattingly
Community Member
2 months ago

I saw one at Yellowstone Park that big and it was still alive.

Myriam Ickx
Community Member
2 months ago

« That big » is impossible, those antlers belong to the giant deer which became extinct around 10.000 years ago, and was, yes, bigger than an American moose, and no, did not live in America, but from Ireland to Siberia. Check it in Wikipedia if you don’t believe me.

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Daniel Lewis
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2 months ago

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That age can't be correct. The Earth is only 5,780 years old as indicated on the Hebrew calender.

Lou Lopez
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2 months ago

I can't tell if you're serious or not...

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#34

Ants Squirting Acid At An Enemy

Ants Squirting Acid At An Enemy

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Slinkman
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2 months ago (edited)

'Three.. Two... One... ant a Happy New Year everyone!

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#35

Got Home From Work To Find This Tarantula Hawk Wasp Carting Off A Huntsman Spider

Got Home From Work To Find This Tarantula Hawk Wasp Carting Off A Huntsman Spider

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Lou Lopez
Community Member
2 months ago

Damn, nature! You scary!

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#36

Lacarria Masoniae Growing From An Opossum's Carcass

Lacarria Masoniae Growing From An Opossum's Carcass

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engineer_nope.avi
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2 months ago

Oh wow, that looks both amazing and terrifying

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#37

The Amount Of Growing My Snail Has Gotten Done In Under A Year. From A 4cm Shell To A 17cm Shell

The Amount Of Growing My Snail Has Gotten Done In Under A Year. From A 4cm Shell To A 17cm Shell

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Daniel Lewis
Community Member
2 months ago

I saw snails the big on Okinawa Island. But then they became rare after a long drought.

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#38

A Human Foot After A Baby Diamondback Snake Bites It

A Human Foot After A Baby Diamondback Snake Bites It

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Thomas Es Thomas
Community Member
2 months ago

Oh you'll lose that toe. I always wonder when I'm at the shoe store and I find a box with two shoe sizes, one smaller than the other. Then I see people like this.

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#39

This Snake That Has Both Eyes In One Socket

This Snake That Has Both Eyes In One Socket

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Daniel Lewis
Community Member
2 months ago

THat's why it is called "snake eyes" when you roll a pair of dice and get two ones.

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#40

Honey Combs In Spare Unit Of My House. This Is The 5th Time The Bees Are Back. Two Separate Colonies One On Either Side Of This Unit. Both Are Inside The Wall

Honey Combs In Spare Unit Of My House. This Is The 5th Time The Bees Are Back. Two Separate Colonies One On Either Side Of This Unit. Both Are Inside The Wall

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similarly
Community Member
2 months ago

Call a bee expert. Bee farmers will sometimes try to adopt them.

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