Top 10 Toughest Animals

The Top Ten
1 Honey Badger The honey badger, also known as the ratel, is widely distributed in Africa, Southwest Asia, and in the Indian subcontinent.

Not only are they technically immune to knives and teeth, but they can even survive snake poison. They were named "the worlds most fearless animal"

Black Mamba? Out of my way. Lion? Pathetic. African Rock Python? Pah! Honey badgers are savage

They are so tough and reckless, because nothing gets in their way.

Honey badger should be #1 on this list.

2 Lion The lion (Panthera leo) is a large cat of the genus Panthera native to Africa and India. It has a muscular, broad-chested body, short, rounded head, round ears, and a hairy tuft at the end of its tail. It is sexually dimorphic; adult male lions are larger than females and have a prominent mane. It is ...read more.

From cubs to adult hood, no mammalian as a more brutal and violent life than lions. The lion as it all, 59.8 % of muscles the most in all land mammalians. As social they are the most intelligent cats. Lions do a lot more complex hunting tactics than any other big cats. In the 2016 intelligent test, the hyenas came first, the lion second, the leopard third and the tiger last. The fearless lion can attack in all angles, is a lot more physical in his hunts than the tiger. The lion as by far the world's greatest predator-prey weight radio (BBC).

Tough animals. They are extremely fierce and can't be beat. Their strength is unmatchable. Lions! The king of the jungle!

It's just a stereotype

King of the jungle is so tough that they take down elephants and hippos

3 Tiger The tiger (Panthera tigris) is the largest living cat species and a member of the genus Panthera. It is most recognisable for its dark vertical stripes on orange fur with a white underside. An apex predator, it primarily preys on ungulates such as deer and wild boar. It is territorial and generally ...read more.

The tiger has a better avanteg than the lion because the tiger has a fierce reputation of the King of the jungle because it is the largest cat on the planet.

Tiger would kill a lion and is stronger, faster and much more lethal. All this lion is the best strongest animal BS is crap. A Tiger would kill one any day.

This is my favorite animal, because tigers always know their own things but tigers are smarter than lion or a snakes. Tigers are badass

He is strong! Let him be number 1

4 Water Bear

How did the lion get the top place!?!? Water bears are the toughest animals ever! They live for 60 years and can survive 10 years without water, they can survive extreme heat and extreme cold, they can live without oxygen, can survive dangerous radiation, and survived the 5 mass extinctions.

5 Hyena Hyenas or hyaenas are any feliform carnivoran mammals of the family Hyaenidae /haɪˈɛnᵻdiː/. With only four extant species, it is the fifth-smallest biological family in the Carnivora, and one of the smallest in the class Mammalia.
6 Wolf The wolf (Canis lupus), also known as the gray wolf or grey wolf, is a large canine native to Eurasia and North America. More than thirty subspecies of Canis lupus have been recognized, and gray wolves, as popularly understood, comprise wild subspecies. The wolf is the largest extant member of the family ...read more.

In a pack, yes, but dispersals alone are pretty weak.

Rlly? They'll shy away from pretty much any fight, if they are alone...

7 Hippopotamus The common hippopotamus, or hippo, is a large, mostly herbivorous mammal in sub-Saharan Africa, and one of only two extant species in the family Hippopotamidae, the other being the pygmy hippopotamus.

The hippo is the toughest animal in fact a hippo might be the toughest.

The hippo poops a lot with its tiny tale.

8 Cheetah The cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) is a large cat and native to Africa and central Iran. It is the fastest land animal, estimated to be capable of running at 80 to 128 km/h (50 to 80 mph) with the fastest reliably recorded speeds being 93 and 98 km/h (58 and 61 mph), and as such has several adaptations ...read more.

Lions sleep most of the time in their daily life. But when it comes cheetah, it runs all day long.

9 Orca The orca or killer whale (Orcinus orca) is a toothed whale belonging to the oceanic dolphin family, of which it is the largest member. It is recognizable by its black-and-white patterned body. A cosmopolitan species, orcas can be found in all of the world's oceans in a variety of marine environments, ...read more.

Orcas are super tough, maybe the toughest in the whole ocean!

10 Snake Snakes are elongated, limbless, carnivorous reptiles of the suborder Serpentes. Like all other squamates, snakes are ectothermic, amniote vertebrates covered in overlapping scales. Many species of snakes have skulls with several more joints than their lizard ancestors, enabling them to swallow prey ...read more.

Snakes can be super tough but not the toughest.

The Contenders
11 Shark Sharks are a group of elasmobranch fish characterized by a cartilaginous skeleton, five to seven gill slits on the sides of the head, and pectoral fins that are not fused to the head. Modern sharks are classified within the clade Selachimorpha (or Selachii) and are the sister group to the rays. However, ...read more.
12 Ape
13 Rhino A rhinoceros, commonly abbreviated to rhino, is a member of any of the five extant species (or numerous extinct species) of odd-toed ungulates in the family Rhinocerotidae. (It can also refer to a member of any of the extinct species of the superfamily Rhinocerotoidea.) Two of the extant species are ...read more.
14 Jaguar The jaguar (Panthera onca) is a large cat species and the only living member of the genus Panthera native to the Americas. With a body length of up to 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) and a weight of up to 158 kg (348 lb), it is the largest cat species in the Americas and the third largest in the world. Its distinctively ...read more.

It is simple. The Jaguar is the toughest animal. Plus, if they met a Jaguar would defeat a Lion.

They are super tough and they are almost the toughest animals in North America

15 Rhinoceros

They are tough and strong with no enemy except man.

16 Buffalo

They are quite tough

17 Crocodile Crocodiles (family Crocodylidae) or true crocodiles are large semiaquatic reptiles that live throughout the tropics in Africa, Asia, the Americas and Australia. The term crocodile is sometimes used even more loosely to include all extant members of the order Crocodilia, which includes the alligators ...read more.

They are tough animals. Crocodiles are super tough and maybe the toughest animals.

They have thick skin

18 Wolverine The wolverine, Gulo gulo, also referred to as the glutton, carcajou, skunk bear, or quickhatch, is the largest land-dwelling species of the family Mustelidae.

Honey Badgers of North America and Eurasia. Could probably tear a Honey Badger apart as well, don't mess with a Wolverine, they chase off bears, wolves, mountain lions, and in some rare cases, tigers.

You' know an animal is deadly when it has bears, wolves, and mountain lions running for their lives. Wolverines are deadly, seriously.

Small but tough though less famous.

19 Mountain Lion The cougar, also commonly known as the mountain lion, puma, panther, or catamount, is a large felid of the subfamily Felinae native to the Americas.

Been known to chase off entire wolf packs...

20 Tyrannosaurus Tyrannosaurus, meaning "tyrant lizard", from the Ancient Greek tyrannos, "tyrant", and sauros, "lizard" is a genus of coelurosaurian theropod dinosaur. It also had a tremendous bite force, the strongest of any Dinosaur and living terrestrial animal. Its bite force reached up to 12,800 pounds (roughly ...read more.
21 Bull
22 Ankylosaurus Ankylosaurus is a genus of armored dinosaur. Fossils of Ankylosaurus have been found in geological formations dating to the very end of the Cretaceous Period, between about 68–66 million years ago, in western North America, making it among the last of the non-avian dinosaurs.
23 Dog The dog or domestic dog (Canis familiaris or Canis lupus familiaris) is a domesticated descendant of the wolf, and is characterized by an upturning tail. The dog is derived from an ancient, extinct wolf, and the modern wolf is the dog's nearest living relative. The dog was the first species to be domesticated, by hunter–gatherers over 15,000 years ago, before the development of agriculture. Due to their long association with humans, dogs have expanded to a large number of domestic individuals and gained the ability to thrive on a starch-rich diet that would be inadequate for other canids. ...read more.

Tougher than we give them credit for, look at the Kangal, much less likely to back down from a fight than say, a lion or a wolf.

24 Bear Bears are carnivoran mammals of the family Ursidae. They are classified as caniforms, or doglike carnivorans. Although only eight species of bears are extant, they are widespread, appearing in a wide variety of habitats throughout the Northern Hemisphere and partially in the Southern Hemisphere. Bears ...read more.
25 Tardigrade

Can survive anything
Turns itself into glass
Can survive in space

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