20+ Animals Who Were Too Startled to Meet Other Species


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We all make acquaintances, and animals are no exception. And if people can hide their true emotions with polite small talk, animals will not hesitate to let you know if they don’t like you. And God bless those people who were able to capture those hilarious animal interactions on camera!

We at Bright Side are absolutely in love with animals of all kinds, and what we adore even more is to watch what happens when they meet each other and share those priceless pics with you!

1. You scare me, water doggo!

20+ Animals Who Were Too Startled to Meet Other Species
© Good_Natured_Guy / reddit

2. When the first meeting didn’t go well:

20+ Animals Who Were Too Startled to Meet Other Species
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3. Nimbus met our dog for the first time. This is her being intimidating.

20+ Animals Who Were Too Startled to Meet Other Species
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4. My owl hides behind me when there’s a visitor in the house.

20+ Animals Who Were Too Startled to Meet Other Species
© irwinwck / reddit

5. “Day 3: They still think I’m a duck.”

20+ Animals Who Were Too Startled to Meet Other Species
© emmademontford / reddit

6. This dog probably just had immediate regrets about not getting health insurance.

20+ Animals Who Were Too Startled to Meet Other Species
© westnal / reddit

7. My cat’s reaction to the real bear skin rug my roommate brought home:

20+ Animals Who Were Too Startled to Meet Other Species
© sjarfish / reddit

8. Knock knock — Hoo’s there?

20+ Animals Who Were Too Startled to Meet Other Species
© AtomicCypher / reddit

9. Trying to get into our territory, bra-a-ather?

20+ Animals Who Were Too Startled to Meet Other Species
© b12ftw / reddit

10. “It’s behind me, isn’t it?”

20+ Animals Who Were Too Startled to Meet Other Species
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11. “The wall climbing sheep is freaking Otis out.”

20+ Animals Who Were Too Startled to Meet Other Species
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12. Come down… if you dare!


20+ Animals Who Were Too Startled to Meet Other Species

13. Huskies are the bravest dogs, they said…

20+ Animals Who Were Too Startled to Meet Other Species
© ArkadiusBear / reddit

14. “What the duck is going on here?”

20+ Animals Who Were Too Startled to Meet Other Species
© no_one_cares_for_you / reddit

15. Meet new friends, they said… it’ll be fun, they said.

20+ Animals Who Were Too Startled to Meet Other Species
© GamaGoat / imgur

16. “My dog is deathly afraid of my brother’s bird.”

20+ Animals Who Were Too Startled to Meet Other Species
© JessicaNikitczuk / imgur

17. Don’t worry, you’re gonna become best friends!

20+ Animals Who Were Too Startled to Meet Other Species
© shinypup / reddit

18. Why do you hold this giant green worm against us, mom?

20+ Animals Who Were Too Startled to Meet Other Species
© Unknown / imgur

19. You’d better explain yourself, you little floofy poser!

20+ Animals Who Were Too Startled to Meet Other Species
© Redhotphoenixfire / reddit

20. What are you, you strange creature?

21. Gang attack!

20+ Animals Who Were Too Startled to Meet Other Species
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22. Let’s wrap it up, birdie, before my whiskers are completely frozen!

20+ Animals Who Were Too Startled to Meet Other Species
© tonobodysdelight / reddit

23. I feel you, dog. I’m freaked out by lobsters too.

20+ Animals Who Were Too Startled to Meet Other Species
© CoconutBeagle / imgur

Do you have pets? Were they ever scared to meet new friends? We’re eager to see your stories and pictures in the comments below!

Preview photo credit Good_Natured_Guy / reddit, OctopussSevenTwo / imgur


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