by Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Sunday 11 May 2014

Do you know what body parts of certain animals are ok and not ok to touch? Knowing could mean the difference between life and death. For instance, dogs love unlimited belly rubs, cats however, are a different story. Snakes? Yeah you can touch them all you want – provided you have a 20 foot pole with you. Unicorns? Only those with pure hearts can dare touch their enchanting manes!

BuzzFeed staff Adam Ellis gives us the lowdown on how to properly pet animals with these helpful and hilarious charts. Other animals included in the list are: bunnies, chinchillas, hedgehogs, bears, and wolverines.

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