Angry Animals: Top 10 Cross Creatures, Mad Mammals and Bitter Beasts

We all have that one friend who has a knack for instagramming you at your absolute worst – so what happens when nature photographers capture these feisty moments in the Animal Kingdom? While a grumpy gorilla or an uppity owl can still look pretty adorable, there’s certainly more at stake with a snarly shark than a few ruffled feathers. Coo at canine curmudgeons, or cower from callous crustaceans, these moody mugs will leave you shaking – with laugher, or fear.

 

 

 

 

 

 







 Peeved baby owl getting his feathers in a ruffle

Peeved baby owl getting his feathers in a ruffle

 Two male green iguanas, in full breeding colors, locked in a violent battle. Photography by  Gergely Bíró

Two male green iguanas, in full breeding colors, locked in a violent battle. Photography by Gergely Bíró

 A Tiger Shark's underwater snarl photographed by  Todd Bretl

A Tiger Shark's underwater snarl photographed by Todd Bretl

 Just a deer fight captured by  John Wilhelm 

Just a deer fight captured by John Wilhelm 

 Underwater White Tiger feasting captured by  Fernando Pinto

Underwater White Tiger feasting captured by Fernando Pinto

 Getting told off by a young Southern Elephant Seal photographed by  Serge Ouachée

Getting told off by a young Southern Elephant Seal photographed by Serge Ouachée

 Angry Birds in Germany

Angry Birds in Germany

 A hippo on the hunt photographed by  John Wilhelm

A hippo on the hunt photographed by John Wilhelm

 Stubborn Gorilla captured by  Debi Dalio

Stubborn Gorilla captured by Debi Dalio

 Battling tigers photographed by  Paul Keates

Battling tigers photographed by Paul Keates