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Secretary bird (Sagittarius serpentarius) by George Raper, 1769-1796.

Things I have thought WAY too long about: how to create an objective set of raw data to determine which animals are the most BAMF. Things at which I have not yet succeeded: see previous sentence.
Animals that Just Don’t Give A Fuck™:
Honey Badger
Secretary Bird
Wolverine
Cassowary
Bottle-nose Dolphin
Barn owls
Octopuses
Mongoose
Komodo Dragon
Cane toad*
Ranking based on Swag, Badassery, Illusory Cuteness and Disregard of Surroundings.
*Debatable. Is it so ugly it’s cute, or so ugly it’s just fugly?

scientificillustration:

Secretary bird (Sagittarius serpentarius) by George Raper, 1769-1796.

Things I have thought WAY too long about: how to create an objective set of raw data to determine which animals are the most BAMF. Things at which I have not yet succeeded: see previous sentence.

Animals that Just Don’t Give A Fuck™:

  1. Honey Badger
  2. Secretary Bird
  3. Wolverine
  4. Cassowary
  5. Bottle-nose Dolphin
  6. Barn owls
  7. Octopuses
  8. Mongoose
  9. Komodo Dragon
  10. Cane toad*

Ranking based on Swag, Badassery, Illusory Cuteness and Disregard of Surroundings.

*Debatable. Is it so ugly it’s cute, or so ugly it’s just fugly?

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    Oh YES. If I made the list I probably would have included either the Lappet-faced Vulture or Philippine Eagle, but man I...
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    Secretary birds are fucking awesome. They’re feathery balls of BAMF on stilts.
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