29 Animals That Are (Secretly) Evil Geniuses

We like to think we run the planet, with our higher intelligence and penchant for being pretty innovative at warfare. But a hard glance at the Animal Kingdom gives us pause, because those little shits are sneaky in ways that make us a little nervous.

For example ...

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Entry by Vicki Veritas

TICKS CAN SECRETE SMALL AMOUNTS OF ANESTHETIC SALIVA TO PREVENT YOU FROM FEELING THEM ON YOU. CRACKED COM

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The Assassin Bug A crafty insect that preys on spiders using such dastardly methods as plucking on a spider's web so it thinks a small insect is caugh

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Entry by Conor O'Brien

Humpback whales team up to catch fish in 'bubble nets' by using 180dB calls and swarming around shoals. They blow air around the fish to prevent dispe

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Entry by PedroH

The boxer crab holds a sea anemone in each of its claws and uses them as alstinging boxing gloves. If it loses one of its anemones, the crab tears the

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Entry by jaoafallas

Drongos their use deception skills to imitate the sound of a predator or the alarm calls of a species. They've been observed to follow meerkats with t

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

29 Animals That Are (Secretly) Evil Geniuses

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Entry by jaoafallas

Cuckoos lay their eggs in other birds' nests and leave them to do the hard work of bringing up their offspring. Cuckoo chicks have also been documente

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Since sharks become paralyzed when turned belly-side up, orcas ram them in the side to flip them over when they hunt them. This suggests that orcas kn

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Entry by Conor O'Brien

CRACKED.COM The Margay cat of Brazil's rainforest has been known to mimic the sounds of a baby Pied Tamarin in distress. Once the other Pied Tamarins

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Entry by Conor O'Brien

-CRACKED COM Some moths emit a siren-like noise to jam bats' echolocation as they hunt. Some moths also mimic bats which 'freeze' nearby females with

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Entry by aranjelais

Pissed off ONE crow? Prepare for a lifetime of crow attacks. Crows don't just hold grudges. They pass on their anger to their friends and teach their

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Entry by lemonstar

Some caterpillars disguise themselves as a pile of bird poop to seem less appetizing. Studies show birds are less likely to go after poop-colored cate

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

CRACKEDCON Male topi antelopes often trick their mates into having more sex with them by staring and snorting at non-existent predators. That way, the

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Entry by Conor O'Brien

Sperm whales in Alaska have been observed stealing from fishing trawlers. They sit and wait near the boats and then use their massive jaws to snap fis

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Entry by lemonstar

Male peacocks sometimes make fake sex noises to attract more females. CRA By convincing females they are more sexually active, the male seems like a m

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

Sharks can track the position of the sun and often hunt with the sun behind them. This is so they can mitigate sun glare that may obstruct their visio

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Entry by lemonstar

When certain species of spiders want to pack up and take over new lands and resources, they use a process called ballooning They climb to a high poi

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Entry by Andrea Meno

CHIMPANZEES ARE VERY THOROUGH IN HUNTING TERMITES. CRACKED.COM Before sweeping a termite nest with a fishing stick, chimps run the fishing stick thr

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Entry by Ashebox

THe SPIDER-TalleD HORNED VIPER LURES ITS PREY WITH A SPIDER-LIKE APPENDAGE CRACKED COM

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Entry by lemonstar

Elephants have learned how to evade electrified fences. When hungry for a meal, elephants CRACD have been known to tiptoe over fences, one leg at a ti

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Male bluenose dolphins have been known to forcefully mount other males to assert their authority while others in the same groups take fertile females

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Entry by Yaznest

29 Animals That Are (Secretly) Evil Geniuses

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Entry by jaoafallas

When squirrels find food to be stored for later, they carry it tucked inside their cheeks while searching for a place to bury it. If a squirrel knows

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Entry by PookieJones

29 Animals That Are (Secretly) Evil Geniuses

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

Killer whales have a clever technique to hunt seals that take refuge on ice. They will wave wash them by swimming in unison towards the slab of ice, c

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Entry by Andrea Meno

New Caledonian Crows can catch prey hidden under leaves. They shape leaves with barbed edges into a tool for pulling out tasty bugs from underneath fa

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Entry by WhiteCells

By staying still, opening its mouth, and twitching a worm-lik appendage in its tongue, an Alligator Snapping Turtle tricks fish and frogs into approac

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Entry by Andrea Meno

29 Animals That Are (Secretly) Evil Geniuses

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Male cuttlefish can be really sneaky when they want to steal someone else's female. They will get between the couple and disguise half their body as a

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