10 Of The Creepiest Sounds That Animals Are Capable Of Making

We all know that nature can be utterly terrifying at times. Aside from snakes and spiders, however, we can usually find comfort in our furry friends in the animal kingdom.

Sure, many of them are capable of brutal murder, but at least you know what you’re up against. That doesn’t mean that nature’s cuter, cuddlier creatures aren’t occasionally frightening, however. Don’t believe me? Check out these scary animal sounds.

1. A red fox screaming.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6vuvkr6G2k?autoplay=0]

2. Lynxes talking to each other.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rbmObjwrB5U?autoplay=0&start=60]

3. Cheetahs chirping.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cn45X2PhCBA?autoplay=0]

4. New Zealand opossums laughing.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xTl2iFUg1-s?autoplay=0]
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5. Koalas barking.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ynSiIFxV1KE?autoplay=0]

6. Mocking birds mimicking a car alarm.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yAALq5Ch0VU?autoplay=0]

7. Basenjis yodeling.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GT1vN5BS3kY?autoplay=0&start=45]

8. Elephants growling.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PgG2-gpemT0?autoplay=0]
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9. Barn owls screeching.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JDmRmRb2OpE?autoplay=0]

10. Elks bugling.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TSpGd9p17n0?autoplay=0]

(via The Dodo)

I think that’s more than enough creepiness for one day, don’t you? Okay, new plan — buy locks and install them on every door and window in the house. That ought to keep these things out.

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