May 20, 2024, 08:36 PM IST

10 animals known for their quick tempers

Mahipal Chouhan

Honey Badger: Despite their small size, honey badgers are famously fierce and will not hesitate to attack when threatened.

Tasmanian Devil: Known for their loud screeches and aggressive behavior, Tasmanian devils can become quite agitated, especially during feeding.

Wolverine: Wolverines are territorial animals with a reputation for their ferocity when defending their territory or food sources.

African Elephant: While typically gentle giants, African elephants can become highly aggressive if they feel threatened or if their young are endangered.

Grizzly Bear: Grizzly bears have a notoriously short fuse, especially during mating season or when protecting their cubs.

Hippopotamus: Despite their seemingly docile appearance, hippos are responsible for more human fatalities in Africa than any other large animal. They can become extremely aggressive if they feel their territory is threatened.

Cape Buffalo: Cape buffaloes are known for their unpredictable behavior and can charge without warning, especially when they feel threatened or cornered.

Saltwater Crocodile: Considered one of the most aggressive crocodile species, saltwater crocodiles will attack anything they perceive as a threat, including humans.

This information is not DNA's opinion but obtained from media reports