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.

2. Lynxes talking to each other.

3. Cheetahs chirping.

4. New Zealand opossums laughing.

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5. Koalas barking.

6. Mocking birds mimicking a car alarm.

7. Basenjis yodeling.

8. Elephants growling.

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9. Barn owls screeching.

10. Elks bugling.

(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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