With social media feeds filled with irresistibly cute pets, it is easy to forget that not all animals are born camera-ready.
These hilarious pictures capture some of the least photogenic animals on the planet, from cross-eyed goats to grimacing llamas.
The images, taken around the world, were shared on Bored Panda in an online gallery that is sure to leave you in stitches.
Among the highlights is a squinting owl who can barely see out from beyond his puffed up feathers. Another is a fun-loving seal who stuck his tongue out for a snap.
Here, FEMAIL rounds up some off the best offerings…
What? This owl looks incredibly dazed and struggles to keep its eyes open for a photo
Smile! This majestic lion appears to be doing its best to pose but ends up looking ridiculous
Close-up: Its teeth are far from perfect, but that doesn’t stop this alpaca from wanting a snap
Bless you! This cat is photographed mid-sneeze, capturing a rather unflattering expression
Dazed: This elk was caught completely off guard by the flashing camera
Cheese! This animal, believed to be an elephant seal, looks like it is laughing at a funny joke
Photobombed: This white alpaca was waiting for its moment in the spotlight
Strike a pose: With its fin thrown out to the side, this seal channeled its inner supermodel
Blending in: This quick-thinking elk looks like it is trying its best to camouflage itself
Darling! This cat throws back its head and opens its mouth, ready for its close-up
Rough and ready: This photographs captures a scruffy owl that looks decidedly worse for wear
No photos! This grumpy toad most definitely did not want to have its picture taken
Open wide! This unusual-looking creature allows its tongue to hang out of its mouth