The threat displays of non-threatening animals are kind of adorable

Or they are, at least, in the hands of nature cartoonist Rosemary Mosco, creator of Bird and Moon Comics.

The threat displays of non-threatening animals are kind of adorableS

To the animals that wield them, however, warning coloration, aggressive poses, and intimidating anatomical features can mean the difference between death and a last-minute escape – even (or, perhaps, especially) when those animal are bluffing.

See more of Mosco's work at Bird and Moon Comics.