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Animals You Would Not Want To Be Reincarnated As 

Nathan Gibson
Updated June 30, 2017 2.5k votes 207 voters 5.1k views 32 items

List Rules Vote up the animal lives you'd rather experience through the Discovery Channel.

Even those who don’t practice religions such as Buddhism, Hinduism, or Sikhism definitely consider the pros and cons of reincarnation. While a new life and body sounds amazing after you die, rebirth loses its charm when you consider coming back as one of the worst animal reincarnations. No one knows what happens after you die, but everyone most certainly knows they don't want to come back as animals with hard lives. Should you fail to come back as a beautiful animal, the circle of life becomes a wheel of torture. Obviously the earth needs dung beetles, but does it really need you to be one? As cool as an exoskeleton sounds, it pales in comparison to having thumbs and warm blood.

With that in mind, you must consider the animals you wouldn't want to be reincarnated as. Factors such as habitat, diet, and of course, looks must come into consideration; who cares that you're a mammal when your proboscis defines everything about you. If you manifest hard enough and live a decent life, you can hopefully avoid coming back as a farm chicken or tapeworm and instead be a golden retriever or a dolphin. Ideally you come back as a human and get a chance at round two, but if you return as a tongue louse, it'll give you time to reflect on how you got there in the first place. 

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A Tapeworm That Lives In... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Animals You Would Not Want To Be Reincarnated As
A Tapeworm That Lives In Somebody’s Digestive System
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Fly is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Animals You Would Not Want To Be Reincarnated As
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Spider is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Animals You Would Not Want To Be Reincarnated As
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Chicken is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Animals You Would Not Want To Be Reincarnated As
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Macaque is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Animals You Would Not Want To Be Reincarnated As
A Rhesus Macaque Who Gets Attacked By Other Males Mid-Orgasm
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Dung beetle is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Animals You Would Not Want To Be Reincarnated As
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Naked Mole Rat is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Animals You Would Not Want To Be Reincarnated As
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Bee is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Animals You Would Not Want To Be Reincarnated As
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A Tongue Louse That Repl... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Animals You Would Not Want To Be Reincarnated As
A Tongue Louse That Replaces The Tongue Of A Fish
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One Of The Lonely 30 Vaq... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Animals You Would Not Want To Be Reincarnated As
One Of The Lonely 30 Vaquitas Left In The Wild
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Pig is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Animals You Would Not Want To Be Reincarnated As
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Atlantic salmon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Animals You Would Not Want To Be Reincarnated As
A Salmon Who Must Swim Miles Upstream Only To Die
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Koala is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Animals You Would Not Want To Be Reincarnated As
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Turkey is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Animals You Would Not Want To Be Reincarnated As
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Ant is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Animals You Would Not Want To Be Reincarnated As
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Banana slug is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Animals You Would Not Want To Be Reincarnated As
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Blobfish is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Animals You Would Not Want To Be Reincarnated As
A Blob Fish That Looks Like This
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Galápagos tortois... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Animals You Would Not Want To Be Reincarnated As
A Galapagos Tortoise Who Might Never Meet A Companion
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Wasp is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Animals You Would Not Want To Be Reincarnated As
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Rat is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Animals You Would Not Want To Be Reincarnated As
A Rat That Lives In A Subway Station
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Penguin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Animals You Would Not Want To Be Reincarnated As
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Sea turtle is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Animals You Would Not Want To Be Reincarnated As
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Cricket is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Animals You Would Not Want To Be Reincarnated As
A Noisy Cricket Always Having To Remind People You Exist
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Anglerfish is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Animals You Would Not Want To Be Reincarnated As
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Giant Panda is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Animals You Would Not Want To Be Reincarnated As