If you're serving chicken at your wedding, these guests might take offense.

Dogs, cats and horses are popular animals to include in a wedding ceremony. But what about eagles, chickens and pigs?

Click through the slideshow below to see some rather unusual animal wedding guests -- both invited and uninvited.

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  • Elephant

    Rohit Mehta and wife Payai Sharma rode to their wedding ceremony in Beverly Hills, Calif. on a <a href="http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=news/local/los_angeles&id=7587015" target="_hplink">8,800-pound elephant</a> in 2010. It's a Hindu ritual called Baraat in which the groom rides to the village of his bride -- in this case, the Beverly Wilshire Hotel -- on their wedding day.

  • Beluga Whale

    A mariachi band performing at an aquarium wedding in Connecticut had more than just the invited guests dancing. A <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/08/04/video-shows-whale-dancing_n_918092.html" target="_hplink">beluga whale spotted the band</a> -- trainers say he was attracted to the vibrations of the music -- and started gettin' jiggy with it.

  • Iguana

    One couple had a very hungry surprise guest push his way to the front of the line for some wedding cake: While the couple was slicing their dessert, an iguana leaped on to the table and scared the bride away as he began to chomp on the confection.

  • Tiger

    A <a href="http://www.denverpost.com/celebritybuzz/ci_16429208" target="_hplink">man-eating tiger crashed</a> Katy Perry and Russell Brand's wedding in 2010, in the same park in India where Brand's wedding gift to Perry -- a Bengal tiger named Malchi -- lives. The big cat scaled two walls to enter the venue.

  • Bears

    Bears are making a habit of showing up to weddings. One <a href="http://video.msnbc.msn.com/nightly-news/47743719#47743719" target="_hplink">bear sat across a river</a> in Colorado while a pair of newlyweds took wedding photos, and a <a href="http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=7376129n" target="_hplink">few furry friends made an appearance</a> at a New Mexico wedding reception.

  • Cougar Cub

    A <a href="http://www.nwcn.com/archive/62621852.html" target="_hplink">cougar cub made for a dangerously cute wedding crasher</a> in Washington state in 2009. Reception guests held a staring contest with the cub, as cougars are rarely seen by humans in that area.

  • Bald Eagle

    Becky Vanderplas had many good friends attend her wedding, but one friend -- <a href="http://www.crowsnestpasspromoter.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=2748236&archive=true" target="_hplink">a fully grown bald eagle</a> -- showed up unexpectedly. The eagle, who attended on the arm of trainer Colin Weir, had a special bond with the bride: she helped rescue the bird months before her Big Day. After the ceremony, the eagle was re-released into the wild.

  • Lemurs

    One couple, who married at the <a href="http://www.zsl.org/zsl-whipsnade-zoo//" target="_hplink">Whipsnade Zoo in the UK</a>, visited with some lemurs on their Big Day, while a lucky photographer <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/jamesdonkin/5006265556/in/photostream/" target="_hplink">snapped these photos.</a>

  • Water Buffalo

    Not all animal guests are pleasant. A <a href="http://www.abc.net.au/news/2006-12-30/6-gored-as-water-buffalo-crashes-cambodia-wedding/2162980" target="_hplink">water buffalo tore through</a> a 2006 wedding ceremony in Cambodia, goring six people, including a pregnant woman. The buffalo was killed by authorities immediately after the incident.

  • Rhinoceros

    A 2010 South African wedding was crashed by a <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=drkCVHUILTY" target="_hplink">pair of rhinos</a>. The bride and groom were in the middle of their vows when the animals appeared from behind a group of bushes.

  • Pot Bellied Pig

    Cute nephews, step aside! A couple in Tennessee had their <a href="http://iloveswmag.com/2012/07/05/sweet-tennessee-wedding-by-kristyn-hogan/" target="_hplink">pet pot bellied pig bear their rings</a> down the aisle. The pig, named Hamilton, walked down the aisle with a junior bridesmaid and junior groomsman. He even had the wedding's signature drink -- "The Hamilton" -- named after him!

  • Cows

    Though the cows didn't actually attend <a href="http://www.maryellenbertram.com/2008/10/the-cows-and-the-bride/" target="_hplink">this couple's </a>ceremony, they were a big part of their wedding photos. The <a href="http://www.maryellenbertram.com/2008/10/the-cows-and-the-bride/" target="_hplink">moo machines even interacted</a> with the newlyweds for some priceless snapshots!

  • Chickens

    This bride had some <a href="http://theknottybride.com/27645" target="_hplink">clucky companions</a> in her wedding photos. Two chickens, Ro-Birda and Bird-trude, belonging to the photographer made for some feathery photos.

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