There are many many animals in our world. Some are harmful some are harmless but do you know that there are some animals that they are deadly and if you caught a sight of them just stay as far as you can because meeting them face to face may cause certain death. Today we are sharing with you a top 10 ranking of the worlds most dangerous animals . This ferocious beasts can be big or small but nevertheless it doesn’t change the fact that they are very deadly.
The African Buffalo or Cape buffalo ( Syncerus caffer ) is a large sub Saharan bovine. Most of the time it is stated that Cape Buffalos are mild natured but they were never domesticated because their unpredictable personality. In their adult phase their shoulder height can range from 3.3-5.6 ft and head-and-body length can range 5.6-11.2 ft. Cape Buffalos has a global population of approx 900,000.
Cape Buffalos are known as “The Black Death” or “The Widow Maker”, and are widely regarded as a very dangerous animal. They are sometimes reported to kill more people than any other animal in Africa.
They kill approx 200 humans every year. Remember if you see a wild Cape Buffalo somewhere just try not to look back and go as far as possible.
The Golden Poison Dart Frog ( Phyllobates terribilis ) also known as Golden Frog is a poison dart frog endemic to the Pacific coast and rain forest’s of Colombia. Golden Poison Dart Frog is also the largest species of poison dart frogs and can reach height of 51-55mm height as adults where females are noticeably larger than males. Like other poison frogs they are brightly colored and easy to notice .What makes The Golden Poison Dart Frog very deadly is their skin is densely coated in Alkaloid Toxins , it makes the victims nerves malfunction which can cause heart failure and fibrillation. So a mere touch can cause you a life.
The Indian Saw Scaled Viper ( Echis carinatus )is a very venomous viper species found in parts of Middle East and Central Asia specially in Indian sub-continents. The size of a adult Indian Saw Scaled Viper ranges between 38-80cm in total head and body length but usually no more than 60 cm. There are many snakes which can easily take down a human but Indian Saw Scaled Viper causes many many more deaths than average snakes. They mainly hunt and pray on night , they may bury themselves in soil and leaving the head exposed and attacking fast when given the opportunity.They mainly move in side winging a moving method at which they are very proficient. In the northern parts of the terrain they hibernate in winter. Be cautious while moving in night where Indian Saw Scaled Viper’s are seen or it can be your last stroll.
Almost everyone knows this fast , dangerous and venomous species of snakes and meeting them means certain death. They are natives to the parts of Sub-Saharan Africa. Black Mamba’s (Dendroaspis polylepis) are known for their extreme speed ,they can grow up to 14 ft long and fastest of all snakes (12.5 miles/hour). Black Mamba’s are very dangerous but only attacks when they feel their life at risk and threatened. If not treat properly their venom can easily cause hundred percent death .
Puffer fish (Tetraodontidae) also known as Blow fish is a family of primarily marine and eustuarine fish species. The majority of Puffer fishes are toxic and some are among the most poisonous vertebrates in the world. They contains venom called Tetrodotoxin which is very fatal to any animal when eaten. Fugu, a species of Puffer fishes, whose meat is considered a very costly dealicasy in Japan and Remember if u want to eat a Puffer fish you have to put your full trust in your chef otherwise it could be your last meal. Nonetheless stay away from them and let the professional chefs do their work if you want to eat it .
The Saltwater Crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) is a crocodile native to saltwater habitats from India’s east coast across South-east Asia and Sundaic region to northern Australia and Micronesia. Not all crocodile species attacks humans some are weary of them and only when attack when they feel threatened or surprised but what makes Saltwater Crocodile very dangerous is the fact that it is very aggressive and attacks onits own accord depending on their mood. They are worlds most largest and ferocious crocodile species.Adult males can reach 17 ft and 1000 pounds but height of 24 ft and weight 2200 pounds are not very uncommon either. Saltwater Crocodiles are capable of prevailing over almost any other animals that enters its territory including top notch predators like sharks and humans for obvious reasons.If you spot Saltwater Crocodile just run as fast as possible and avoid them don’t ever try to go near them and if you go only luck can help you to come back alive.
These species of spiders are very deadly and their venom is twice as strong comparing to cyanide. The Funnel – Web Spider’s (Hadronyche modesta) are mainly native of Australia. Not all species are known to be dangerous but some are reported and renowned for their highly toxic and lethal venom which is called
Delta-Hexatoxin. It directly attacks the nervous system which results to heart failure , coma, organ failure and sudden death. Funnel – Web Spiders killed approx 13 people before its anti venom launched in 1981. But having a anti venom doesn’t make you immune against it so if you’re intended to mess with it be prepared for the backlash.
Tsetse sometime called as Tik Tik flies ( Glossina Morsitans ) are a species of biting flies that inhibits in many places of tropical Africa. A bite of Tsetse fly is often painful and can develop and painful and sore spot witch large red scars also called Chancre, it also causes fever, severe headaches, extreme fatigues, large painful lump sand aching muscles and joints which are the symptoms of the so called infamous Sleeping Sickness. Tsetse are biological vector of trypanosomes ( sleeping sickness), if untreated it can be very fatal. As of now there are no medications or vaccinations could be found to treat sleeping sickness. Tsetse flies are massive in number and what makes it in near the top of the list of its sheer number and the severe aftereffects it causes in human society.
Mosquitos ( Culiseta longiareolata ) are members of a group about 3500 species of small flies and each and every people encounter them at daily basis. They are even smaller than Tsetse fly but at No 2. On our list because of its power to spread dangerous diseases which causes numerous death across the globe each year. These annoying flies are main reason of spreading dangerous diseases like Dengue, Malaria, chickengunia, encephalitis, yellow fever etc. Mosquitoes are one of the main reason of spreading of zika virus and west Nile virus which affects estimated 720 million people as of now and death of 725,000 people each year. They are found in every region of earth except Antarctica. We can only prevent this Mosquitoes with proper hygiene and using repellents and by taking proper vaccines against these diseases.
Expected it didn’t you? Humans (Homo sapiens) are also animals and killing each other since ancient period . Although we are in our moat peace loving era but the cruelty and brutality of many Humans are known to us. The total deaths of humans during war time is just uncountable. Even though we are now civilized but there many terrorist attacks and gun attacks are taking places across the globe. We are dangerous to every animals and treating the stability of our Eco system by cutting trees and polluting water. Given the fact that humans are even though very intelligent but often acts rashly only for temporary gains without thinking about future perspective and we have access to terrifying biological and Nuclear weapons, which if used rashly can even destroy our entire planet and Eco system makes us the most dangerous animal in the top of our top 10 list.