Nature photography is popular for a reason: Mother Nature is breathtakingly gorgeous, and all of the subtleties of her beauty are worth preserving.
However, there is no denying that nature has a plethora of weird and terrifying creatures.

Today, we’ve gathered some photographs from individuals all over the internet to highlight that nature isn’t always so gorgeous.
Check out some of their scariest photos in the gallery below, which include everything from frightening spiders to terrifying storms.
(Warning: Some of these may cause nightmares!)

#1 Infested Spider Tent

Image source: AKE.Theeranan

#2 Found In A Harpy Eagle’s Nest

Image source: Jack Hoopia

#3 Was Playing Video Games When I Heard Sounds To My Left. Looked Over And Saw This

Image source: JulesGirth

#4 Caught This Storm Above A Bowing Field Of Sunflowers

Image source: Valuablegemphoto

#5 Stygian Owl Is Known For The Red Reflection Of Their Eyes That Are Often Associated With The Devil

Image source: massimo_bragi

#6 Dead Man Fingers Fungus

Image source: northwalesmushrooms

#7 Man Finds Huge Spider Hiding Inside Ear Muffs After Feeling Tickle In His Ear

Image source: olsta05

#8 This Is A Wasp Nest That Has Grown Around The Floodlights On A Garage

Image source: John Sharp

#9 Due To The Low Temperature, Lake Michigan Shattered Into Countless Pieces Of Ice

Image source: bissell2300

#10 Went Into My Attic Looking For A Water Leak Coming Into My Living Room And It Appears That I’m Also In Quarantine With This Whatever Monstrosity Left This Behind

Image source: lvnwk

It’s soft to the touch so I’m assuming it’s still around.

#11 This Cluster Of Fossilised Creatures Look Like They Came From Another Planet

Image source: AeliosZero

#12 I Share A New Jaguar Photo With You, Earlier Than I Wanted. Hopefully, You Will Like This Striking Image

Image source: brookimage

#13 Ceiling Snake

Image source: madethisjustforpewds

#14 The Most Metal Eel Ever

Image source: NeverShortedNoWhore

#15 It’s The Legs For Me

Image source: gynoceros

#16 A Melanistic & Albino Alligator

Image source: snakebytestv

#17 Started Work This Morning, Put My Headset On, Felt Something Furry In My Ear, Looked And There Is A Bat In My Headset

Image source: soulhacler

#18 Angler Fish Washed Ashore

Image source: Ben Estes

#19 Heron Likes A Bit Of Crocodilian Dinner

Image source: ArtofFlaneur

#20 Who’s That Pokémon?

Image source: nightexcision

#21 Moose In Fog

Image source: Coral Cartwright

#22 Coconut Crabs Are Attracted To The Smell Of Food

Image source: diarioinstante

#23 Hickory Horned Devil. Largest Caterpillar In The World. Turns Into A Regal Moth. Can Grow 6 Inches Long And Is Completely Harmless Except Visually Terrifying

Image source: Berdarien

#24 Well There Is A Water Snake Living In My Toilet Somehow

Image source: TheEerieZeroQueen

#25 Mouth Of A Emerald Boa

Image source: Ultimategrid

#26 Australian Problems

Image source: Christine Jones

#27 The Wallago Attu Catfish

Image source: otp1144

#28 The Creatonotos Gangis Moth Unfurling Its “Hair-Pencils” To Spread Pheromones

Image source: BoredPanda26

#29 A Huntsman Spider Stealing My Cousin’s Bacon

Image source: Maerdoch