Astonishment! Shock! We are all taken by surprise sometimes. And obviously, people are not the only ones who are subject to this feeling. And of course, as in everything, animals get it much funnier, and sometimes even funnier. Perhaps not all the photos below show animals with this particular expression, maybe it just looks like shock, nevertheless, it looks very funny.
This macaque that ate the crab froze with such an expression, probably she was shocked by something. Although it is said that monkeys are not our ancestors, our emotions and similarities in some things are sometimes surprising, so the fact that this monkey was somehow surprised or shocked is more likely. She may have just learned that her species is often used in medical experiments.
There are good surprises and bad surprises. The surprise on this squirrel’s face seems to be connected with Christmas morning, when Santa Claus’s gift exceeded all expectations. Now that’s one happy little rodent. It is also worth considering the fact that squirrels are very successful animals, because they live almost everywhere, with the exception of Australia.
How often do cartoon characters get their hair on end? Well, this bird has such a view all the time. This is a strange but beautiful bird that lives in the swamps of Africa. Unfortunately, this is also the target of the black market for wildlife.
Perhaps this young sheep was spying on someone, but suddenly she saw that she was being photographed from the other side, hence the surprise)
The look of this baboon speaks more eloquently than any words. We can’t say that baboons are gossips, but they do live in numerous societies and spend a lot of time interacting with each other.
Holy cow! This black and white cow that froze in some shocking state with grass in her mouth, she even stopped chewing it. What did she see?
How difficult it was to surprise the lion, but most likely it was a bad idea. Lions pursue their prey to the last.
Big big eyes and an open mouth — this is how the face should look when you are surprised by something.
It’s hard to say what’s more adorable about this monkey: the look of complete surprise on his face, or the hair that looks like a wig on his head. I wonder what inspired this monkey to have such an emotion, maybe he just saw a funny looking human.
Surprise can hit us at any time — even when we’re just hanging out in a tree while lazily eating like this maned lemur.
When it comes to looking surprised, it’s hard to compete with owls. Their huge eyes suggest that they are constantly amazed by this world. Some people mistakenly think that owls don’t see well in bright light. However, they also see well, and some species see better during the day than humans.
It would be easy to assume that the goldfish’s surprised expression has something to do with their legendary short memories. After all, if you kept forgetting everything, everything would be a surprise. However, in reality, the memories of the goldfish are not so bad. They can differentiate colors and even learn the actions that their owners are doing. So maybe they’re just amazed at how little
we know about them.