Top 10 Most Overrated Animals

The Top Ten

1 Cats Cats The "House Cat", also known as the Domestic Cat or the Feral Cat, is a small feline, a good hunter, and comes in a variety of colours and fur patterns. Contrary to popular belief, however, they are not truly domesticated.

Actually, I find them overhated. Sure, there are cat memes and all, but in real life, so many people hate cats. I think the most common reason to strongly hate all these creatures is because they say things like "cats don't love you", or "cats hate you and want to murder your family" and "dogs save people where as cats just poop in a box and hate you and kill babies". First of all, science has proven that cats DO bond with their loving owners, and actually grow very attached. Second, what idiotic superstition made you think they want to kill you? Unless you abuse them (in that case, you should look behind you now and then, and sniff your drink for poison if you have abused cats, because they love revenge), they have no reason to really hate you. Third, I'm happy to say that there have been cases where cats saved their owners' life, and a cat even jumped into a burning building to save her kittens. She got some nasty burns, but she and her kittens ended up safe. Fourth, um, no, cats ...more - Emberflight_of_StormClan

Cats are so cute, but overrated only by people. First came the cringe-worthy warrior cats. Then we got a isn't abuse cat videos (FORCING CATS TO DO SOMETHING THAT COULD KILL THEM?! ) now we have stank Nekos. I miss the old days when cats weren't overrated and all animals were equal

Yes. They are overrated but also underrated. I think I know why but I will not say because people will hate me for it. I like tabbies because I have one but I think the warriors series is one reason why they're overrated - Puppytart

Their underrated compared to dogs

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2 Dog Dog The domestic dog is a wolf-like canid in the genus Canis, and is the most widely abundant terrestrial carnivore.

Dogs are not smarter than cats and I have biological proof to back me up. Cats can learn many tricks, but they need to gain your loyalty first, while a dog will just go along with whatever you say. That's a little too trusting, isn't it? Most dogs have been bred so much that they have been dumbed down. Now don't even get me started about people saying they are cute. Yes, I love some dogs, but flat-faced Pugs are ugly and monstrosities to nature. Every single dog has been genetically bred, making them against nature by existing. If you like dogs, fine, but I lose it when people say they are more intelligent than cats. The fact that they trust the first person they meet does not make them smart.

Yes. My class is stupid sexist, but they love dogs. They treat them like god. When we did an animal report, almost everyone did a dog! Even after a dog attacked my school, the bad rating of that is up with the stroke, the squirrel, and the lockdown, and kids still love them! They treat cats like fat stupidness! I am SICK of dogs. And the dog attack happened on a kid's birthday. I can see why she doesn't really like dogs, THANK GOD

I used to like dogs as a kid. But as I got older, I started to realize what a nuisance they really are. They bark all night, chase other animals around, poop in your yard, they smell bad, and are really scary when mad! Dogs might not be shoved down your throat like cats are, but that doesn't make them any better. If anything, I'm glad dogs aren't getting as much attention as they used to.

Very overrated indeed. But not bad. I'm ifish on weather I like them or not though. One thing that drives me crazy though... " Pit Bulls are not at all dangerous! They are so sweet and would never do anything wrong! People who think they are dangerous are horrible people! " Wrong. Pit bulls can be dangerous. But so can all other dogs. Have you seen a pissed of chihuahua? I agree, pit bulls are misunderstood, but not all dogs are gentle, and harmless.

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3 Lizard Lizard Lizards are a widespread group of squamate reptiles, with over 6,000 species, ranging across all continents except Antarctica, as well as most oceanic island chains.

No one has put a comment here so I will. LIZARDS HAVE SHORT LIFE SPANS - Charmedyeti

Nice information.

4 Birds

Really!? Some birds are impressive and don't deserve to be on the list. Owls, Eagles, Flamingos, etc are worth seeing at the zoo. The less impressive birds should stay on the list though

This shouldn't be on here, there are thousands of different types of birds out there.

There's a ton of birds that are not talked about much.

Birds are the colors of our world they are amazing

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5 Lions

Don't get me wrong, lions are good animals but I have a serious disliking to The Lion King and all of it's characters. The movie also gave spotted hyenas a bad rap and unacceptable role. And "king of the beasts"? Why not share the title with other animals once in a while? Tigers are physically larger than lions (I think), while foxes do a better job with adaptability. But that doesn't mean that lions are bad. All animals should have equal respect, in my opinion.

Yep so right. In the Lion King, Mufasa was racist against hyenas and didn't care if they starved, or died. He would just kill them. Like in The Lion King, hyenas get more hate than spiders in real life! If we saw a spider we would probably run away from it, but Mufasa or Simba would KILL a hyena that's a millimeter in the Pridelands. This is why I hate lions.

The most boring animal I have ever seen. People call them beautiful but they really aren't. They're just one bland colour.

Most overrated animal in all of history.

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6 Wolf Wolf Often in/from packs, Wolves are carnivorous Canines that come in various colours and breeds, and have evolved to Dogs. Some breeds of Wolves are, like Dogs, domesticated, to become a Working Dog.

I find it odd it's all the way at #10. If you have a decent amount of friends, you must have one that is a wannabe wolf or a wannabe loner. Well guess what, lone wolves usually die so I don't understand what the hype is about. And alpha wolves usually help the pack, not kill intruders. Wolves aren't the strongest animals in the world, I could name 3 carnivores off the top of my head that could kill a wolf with ease. Elephants, tigers, lions. I don't see anyone giving them as much attention, but wolves are actually not as cool or OP as you think. If you're the alpha, you're basically the father of the entire pack, you're not some cool wolf with a scar on his left eye that somehow doesn't blind him. And how they represent the other wolves as citizens, if you're not fit; you will be either kicked out the pack or killed trying to stay. There aren't any 'elder' wolves, because those are usually sacrificed to eat if there isn't enough food. Don't start all the "the pack treat each ...more

Wolves take this by a long shot. They are terribly overrated animals. First off wolves are very average in terms of carnivore intelligence. Second, gray wolf packs are not happy little families like wolfaboos would lead you to believe, in a wolf pack you are either respected or treated like dirt. Take the omega for example. The omega wolf is the punching bag of the wolf pack and they often die of malnutrition and sometimes the other wolves gang up and kill the omegas for giggles. Third, wolves are not gods of the animal kingdom. One wolf cannot kill one bear or puma ( Have you seen the video of the cougar who killed a lone wolf? ) One wolf would get ripped to shreds by a bear, crocodile, tiger, or lion.

This should be number one. Wolves are very average animals, nowhere near as OP as people make them out to be. I find it so annoying listening to these wolf-lover girls talk about how "similar" they are to wolves, and how they share a "connection" with this "beautiful, mysterious creature" and how it's their "spirit animal". Wolf-lovers whine about how "nobody understands" them, and always picture themselves as very beautiful, mysterious, and alluring to others. They are always very stuck up, and believe that they are for some reason "loved" by wolves, love to play the victim, and never own up or admit that they were wrong. Ugh, the worst type of animal lover.

They are not gods! They’re animals, so why give them the special treatment?

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7 Sharks Sharks Sharks are a group of 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. Sharks have been around before the earth's first dinosaurs and even the earth's first trees.

Don't you know people kill more sharks than sharks killing people

These are underrated

A shark isn't an animal retard, it's a fish. Nice try though. - Jacob12d

Orcas Eat Thoose
(They are able to exploit the sharks hidden weakness tonic immobility)

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8 Rhinoceros

Rhinos are cool, they charge at things.

9 Tigers

I really don't get all the dislikes. Tigers would never fight bears in the wild because they live in different habitats, and they probably wouldn't willingly fight. I'm just saying that if they fight for survival, the bear would typically win

You do know that Tigers are almost, or are endangered? Saying stuff like, "I hope they burn alive" is just disrespectful. I think Tigers are fantastic creatures, and don't deserve the bad ratings they get.

People think they can easily win against bears, even the grizzly. But bears can actually crush tigers.

Tigers are stupid animals, I hope they all burn alive themselves

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10 Sea Horse Sea Horse Seahorse is the name given to 54 species of small marine fishes in the genus Hippocampus. "Hippocampus" comes from the Ancient Greek word hippos meaning "horse" and kampos meaning "sea monster".

How are they overrated they are just well known

I barely hear the word sea horse, like once a month I hear the word sea horse. Underrated animal. - AStumpedHuman

The Newcomers

? Taipan

Watching a show today. Most venomous snake in the world. Guy says it can kill a man in four minutes. They filmed it attacking rat. Rat ran around for at least five minutes. After being bit. Yeah man in 4, little rodent in 5. It was on Nat geo.

The Contenders

11 Eagle Eagle Eagle is a common name for many large birds of prey of the family Accipitridae; it belongs to several groups of genera that are not necessarily closely related to each other. Eagles are also one of America's national symbols.

The bald eagle is actually one of the smallest. The turkey WOULD have been better.

Golden eagles are jerks, I'd burn them alive and rip open their babies alive in front of their mothers slowly and painfully if it wasn't illegal

Everyone makes a huge fuss over how this 'amazing' eagle is so 'awesome' because they ate a poor little fox. Bald Eagles are ok, but Golden Eagles are aggressive and eat foxes and even BABY SHEE[!

12 Humans Humans Humans are not exactly wild animals, but not domesticated, either. Proven to be the most intelligent species of animals on Earth. Humans' colours vary from almost pepper black to milky white. Builders of the global civilization.

While we humans have done great things, we're not the greatest things that ever happened. We're not even the most important things that ever happened. If it weren't for plants, micro-organisms, or water, we would be nothing. Plus, it is kinda funny that several people don't think that we're animals, but we are. We just have big brains and opposable thumbs, and while we done great things in the world, we done a lot of bad things too. Let's hope our only 2 real benefits don't kill us.

I forgot about humans! Why do we think we are superior when we just ruin the planet. Humans think they aren't animals but they really are no more worth here than a squirrel.

The only one species able to destroy, exterminate any other species, including himself. No other species is such blockhead. The earth doesn't need this stupid animal. 1) Humans, 2) Mosquito.

We humans have caused more death and destruction than any species on this list. there's the holocaust, hunting so many amazing animals to extinction, all those conquerors in history, the Mongolians slaughtering 40 MILLION PEOPLE and so on. humans are defienetly overrated and should be number one. just cause we made technology a thing does not automatically make us the best species on earth.

now please get this more votes.

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13 Zebra Zebra Zebras are several species of African equids united by their distinctive black and white striped coats.

People just like like them for their strips take them off you basically get a donkey.

Striped donkeys, I agree.

14 Monkey Monkey Monkeys are haplorhine primates, a paraphyletic group generally possessing tails and consisting of approximately 260 known living species.

Specific monkey please

This is the one non overrated animal on this list - Mono

Don't miss with them

15 Cheetahs Cheetahs The cheetah, also known as the hunting leopard, is a big cat that occurs mainly in eastern and southern Africa and a few parts of Iran. The cheetah is the fastest land animal, able to run up to 75 mph and can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 3 seconds

People think that just because they are fast, they can beat a wolf but cheetahs will actually lose to most other fighters

Did you know that they run in short bursts of speed and need to rest for 15 to twenty minutes after each run.

I'd kill baby cheetahs slowly and painfully in front of their crying mothers, I'd rip open their guts and rip off their heads alive, I'd cut their bloody ripped apart bloody baby little ribs out alive in front of their crying mothers who have their eyelids ripped off

Cheetahs are really fast but they are really weak. - Mono

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16 Deer Deer Deer are the ruminant mammals forming the family Cervidae. The two main groups are the Cervinae, including the muntjac, the fallow deer and the chital, and the Capreolinae, including the elk, reindeer, the Western roe deer, and the Eurasian elk.

I think that they are underrated, to be honest. - IcetailofWishClan

Underrated. People consider them as pests but they are really beautiful animals. they are so graceful and pretty - Mono

17 Spinosaurus Spinosaurus Spinosaurus is a genus of theropod dinosaur that lived in what now is North Africa, during the lower Albian to lower Cenomanian stages of the Cretaceous period, about 112 to 97 million years ago.

It may had been the biggest carnivorous dinosaur, but it was hardly the toughest.

18 Alligator Alligator

Very overrated but they don't compare to crocks though

I hate crocodiles SO MUCH

19 Tyrannosaurus 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. It’s bite force reached up to 12,800 pounds (roughly ...read more.

Tyrannosaurus is not as strong of a dinosaur as people think. They get too much credit in the first place

It was still tougher than Spinosaurus, who's jaws weren't suited for attacking other large dinosaurs.

There are much better and more unique dinosaurs out there, plus it was actually a scavenger.

Its too over rated

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20 Hippopotamus 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.

People love watching them in zoos but all they do is wade underwater.

The Lion Guard is to blame. Hippos are one of, if not, the most dangerous land animal. Yet, uneducated people think they're "nice" animals because of Beshte.

I love hippos

21 Fox Fox Foxes are small to medium sized animals and belong to the Canidae family along with other animals such as jackals, wolves, and domestic dogs. There are 37 species of fox but only 12 are considered true Vulpes. A foxes main prey are birds, fish, berries, insects, and rabbits. Some of the best known species ...read more.

I hate how teachers teach little kids about foxes as though they are the most dangerous animals alive. Whenever I see one it just runs off and I never see it again. - Mono

Foxes are more dangerous than wolves because of the diseases a lot of them carry. I'm glad that kids are taught to steer away from them and be cautious. - BlueberryCatfish

People are using Foxes way to much, it's just annoying!

Come on every furry uses them they are hella ovrated and should be number 1

Stupid anime and furrys!

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22 Hamsters Hamsters Hamsters are rodents belonging to the subfamily Cricetinae. The subfamily contains about 25 species, classified in six or seven genera.

They bite and kill each other and were never really domesticated and every kid wants one just for it to sit in there room for 4 years and die.

Actually, not all hamsters "bite and kill". Most of them are friendly and smart. - WildDogGirl

23 Gorillas Gorillas Gorillas are ground-dwelling, predominantly herbivorous apes that inhabit the forests of central Sub-Saharan Africa.

"They can only lift 2000 pounds" remind again when you lift anywhere near 1,000 pounds. Please and thanks - MLGPoossySlayer6969

People think they lift up to 6000 pounds but that's not true they can only lift 2000 pounds

Remember hurambe!

Not to mention people being brainwashed by King Kohg

24 Rabbits

Overused in popular culture and often seen as cute and cuddly when they can be quite vicious.

I had actually gotten two rabbits, and they used to bite me everywhere like rabid beasts, and I usually walked out of their pen with bloody fingers and ankles, anywhere they could reach. - Hurp_Durp_Slurp

25 Koalas Koalas The koala is an arboreal herbivorous marsupial native to Australia. It is the only extant representative of the family Phascolarctidae and its closest living relatives are the wombats.

I actually think they are cute.

Too many people watch them at zoos. All they do is sleep.

People are always like "awww, koalas are the cutest things ever! " when they are one of the dumbest animals in the world, as do nothing but sleep. - Emberflight_of_StormClan

26 Arctic Wolf

Screw them, they are very known at this some game called "Animal Jam" With filled out a those dumb dogs walking around with their awful accessories and etc and people wasted about "10 Diamonds"

I'd kill newborn Arctic wolf babies. I'd rip out their bloody baby heads off alive.

Dogs are way smarter than you, they're as equally smart has cats!

How is this about effing dogs DOGS ARE OVERRATED PIECES OF CRAO

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27 Flamingos Flamingos Flamingos or flamingoes are a type of wading bird in the genus Phoenicopterus, the only genus in the family Phoenicopteridae.

If anything, flamingos are underrated

28 Bulldogs

I love bulldogs! How did they get on the list

Are they a type of dog?

Crap you people have terrible opinions pugs and bulldogs are the only dogs I like

Bulldogs aree very underrated

29 Horse Horse The horse is one of two extant subspecies of Equus ferus. It is an odd-toed ungulate mammal belonging to the taxonomic family Equidae, and can be tamed, bred, and trained, as a mount.

Every little girl is completely obsessed with them and I'm sick of it. They're obsolete in my country anyways.

There's nothing special about them. I don't quite understand horse people

Naw, any animal you can use as transportation is pretty cool.

I want to Lenny face a horse their heads are so hot

30 Panda Panda

Take koalas off the list, they are cute and nobody really likes them that much. They are better than pandas

People think they so cute but once they're start attacking yea good luck with that cute thing.

Pandas are by far the worst animals in the galaxy. It was so stupid and overrated I'm sure everybody loves it except for me. I hate it so much that I hate it more than bugs because everybody's like, "AW! IT WAS SO CUTE! " And I heard everyone say, "It was the most endangered animal in the world! " Come on. More than A THOUSAND PANDAS. Panda lovers are just plain stupid. There's a kind of fox less than 600. A kind of one-eye-hammerhead shark with one left. Pink Dolphins less than 100, and dinosaurs EXTINCT. Now you know how bad they are. They are NOT CUTE AT ALL. And last time our Chinese teacher said we should create an essay about animals and needs to do a presentation and give others scores. A person did pandas and I gave her 0%. People are childish enough to call it "giant panda." Really? Look at it's fat shape. You called it giant. I heard ridiculous people say: "Hey! A panda gave birth to a giant panda! " Uh, how do you explain about ...more

31 Kangaroos Kangaroos

I don't see so many have fans to love them and get offended who hates this animal. I don't think it's that overrated than wolves.

You're lame and overrated

To overrated especially Kangaroo Jack lame.

32 Hyena 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.

If anything these guys are underrated. One of the top predators in Africa yet always relegated to a lowly scavenger role in books and movies.

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If you are gonna do that the hyenas are gonna attack you they even eat the bones and you are gonna risk you're life doing that - sorcerer

I say that evil hyenas are overrated while good hyenas are underrated, if anything.

Hyenas should not even be on this list. They are very underrated.

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33 Black Bear

I'd kill their newborn babies and shoot them in the nose

34 Dolphins

I mean who's so STUPID to think a dolphin is annoying

To be honest they're just annoying, I mean who's that happy ALL THE TIME?!

Dolphins can often be a little too friendly if you know what I mean...

They're not always friendly. They can be very aggresive - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

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35 Megalodon Megalodon The megalodon is an extinct species of shark which was about 59 feet (18 meters) long and hunted in the seas until about 1.5 million years ago. It was similar to today's great white shark-but three times longer and 20 times heavier. ...read more.

So true. - ShadowPixels

36 Crocodile Crocodile Crocodiles or true crocodiles are large aquatic reptiles that live throughout the tropics in Africa, Asia, the Americas and Australia.

I'd kill baby crocodiles

Much more overrated than alligators

37 Chimpanzee Chimpanzee

Kill their newborn babies!

38 Owls

Nah, owls are cool.

Stupid owls, I'd kill their babies

39 Octopus Octopus The octopus is a cephalopod mollusc of the order Octopoda. It has two eyes and four pairs of arms and, like other cephalopods, it is bilaterally symmetric. It has a beak, with its mouth at the center point of the arms.

Well, they are not liked animal than cats and etc. Why the hell they need put in this overrated list?

You be surprised that they actually kill other sea creatures and that ink is actually quite dangerous

40 Golden Eagle

I hate golden eagles, I'd rip off their bloody baby heads off alive, I'd cut their bloody babies necks and organs in half alive in front of their mothers

Underrated compare to other eagles.

41 Giant Squid Giant Squid The giant squid is a deep-ocean dwelling squid in the family Architeuthidae. Giant squid can grow to a tremendous size due to deep-sea gigantism: recent estimates put the maximum size at 13 m for females and 10 m for males from the posterior fins to the tip of the two long tentacles (second only to ...read more.

Not the sea monster it was made out to be.

42 Llama Llama The llama is a domesticated South American camelid, widely used as a meat and pack animal by Andean cultures since the Pre-Columbian era.
43 Blobfish Blobfish A Blobfish is a pink, slimy looking sea creature that lives off the coast of New Zealand. Much like chickens, it sits on its eggs to warm them. They are critically endangered.
44 Piranha Piranha
45 Snake Snake Snakes are elongated, legless, carnivorous reptiles of the suborder Serpentes that can be distinguished from legless lizards by their lack of eyelids and external ears.

I personally find Snakes a bit underrated, at least in the west. - thelegendaries101

46 Chameleon Chameleon Chameleons or chamaeleons are a distinctive and highly specialized clade of old world lizards with 202 species described as of June 2015. These species come in a range of colors, and many species have the ability to change colors.
47 Polar Bear Polar Bear The polar bear is a carnivorous bear whose native range lies largely within the Arctic Circle, encompassing the Arctic Ocean, its surrounding seas and surrounding land masses.

Polar bears don't deserve all of the conservation they're getting. They're not even endangered! They are actually classified as vulnerable. There are other, lesser-known animals that are in far more danger of extinction, like the southern hairy-nosed wombat, of which there are less that 100 left in existence! We should first focus our money on protecting and conserving critically endangered animals like the southern hairy nosed wombat, because they need it most. Then we should put money towards protecting animals like polar bears. I'm not saying we shouldn't conserve polar bears, I'm just saying that they don't need our protection as much as some other species.

I think everyone makes a fuss about polar bears being endangered. This means they shall not become extinct, as everyone cares about them so much. I am not saying that we should not worry, but we should worry about the lesser, more endangered creatures such as several varieties of insects, for example.
p.s The same goes for pandas, but they are more endangered.
p.p.s Climate change is real.

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