19 Terrifying Real-World Monsters Straight Out Of A Horror Movie

It's good feeling to walk out of a monster movie knowing full well that we're safe from the beast on the screen. To maintain that feeling, be sure never to look at the sea, or the air, or the dirt, or the jungle. The following species are terrifying and will each make you squeeze your legs together in fear.

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19 Terrifying Real-World Monsters You Won't Believe Exist - Its body emits a bioluminescent glow that only in can see. So while other creatures are swSource: NY Times

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19 Terrifying Real-World Monsters You Won't Believe Exist - That squid on his face gives him one of the best senses of touch in the mammal kingdom. HeSource: National Geographic

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19 Terrifying Real-World Monsters You Won't Believe Exist - It squirts mucus at its prey. First it immobilizes its dinner by sticking it to the spot wSource: Discover Magazine

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19 Terrifying Real-World Monsters You Won't Believe Exist - These winged nightmares fly and bite. They’re 4 inches long and have one of the more painfSource: National Parks Service

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19 Terrifying Real-World Monsters You Won't Believe Exist - They don’t spin webs. They use their fanged “beaks” and long necks to reach out and pluck Source: National Geographic

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19 Terrifying Real-World Monsters You Won't Believe Exist - The atolla jellyfish lights up like a cop car when it’s under attack. Scientists call thisSource: Smithsonian

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19 Terrifying Real-World Monsters You Won't Believe Exist - The female tarantula hawk lures the tarantula out of its burrow, paralyzes it, drags it toSource: National Parks Service

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19 Terrifying Real-World Monsters You Won't Believe Exist - Tailless whip scorpions, or whip spiders, have front pincers that they use for grabbing prSource: Oakland Zoo

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19 Terrifying Real-World Monsters You Won't Believe Exist - The Japanese spider crab can measure 12 feet across. They’re omnivores and use those long Source: National Geographic

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19 Terrifying Real-World Monsters You Won't Believe Exist - The terrifying face waiting in the sand belongs to a fish that burrows into the ocean flooSource: Florida Museum

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19 Terrifying Real-World Monsters You Won't Believe Exist - The skeleton shrimp has a transparent body and venomous claws. Those claws are used for deSource: Scientific American

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19 Terrifying Real-World Monsters You Won't Believe Exist - What look like squid teeth are actually circular, folded lips that surround that surround Source: Smithsonian

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19 Terrifying Real-World Monsters You Won't Believe Exist - The skeleton shrimp has a transparent body and venomous claws. Those claws are used for deSource: Toronto Zoo

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19 Terrifying Real-World Monsters You Won't Believe Exist - Penguins swallow their food alive and wriggling, so their tongue and mouth parts are linedSource: Smithsonian

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19 Terrifying Real-World Monsters You Won't Believe Exist - Lampreys grow to 3.5 feet and feed by eating their way into the sides of fish till guts coSource: NOAA

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19 Terrifying Real-World Monsters You Won't Believe Exist - It’s one of nine new species of handfish discovered near Tasmania. Not only do they have lSource: National Geographic

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19 Terrifying Real-World Monsters You Won't Believe Exist - Deer aren’t supposed to have fangs, but this one does. It doesn’t have antlers, though, soSource: Smithsonian

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19 Terrifying Real-World Monsters You Won't Believe Exist - The deep-sea hatchetfish comes closer at night. It lives in deep water, but it travels to Source: Smithsonian

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The Giant Water Bug CRACKED. .COM These winged nightmares fly and bite. They're 4 inches long and have one of the more painful bites of the insect kinSource: Smithsonian

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