Read about 10 of Africa's most dangerous animals, ranging from snakes like the black mamba to safari icons like the lion, rhino and buffalo. Read about 10 of Africa's most dangerous animals, ranging from snakes like the black mamba to safari icons like the lion, rhino and buffalo.
The cone snail species that packs the most venomous wallop is the geography cone snail, according to BBC Earth. Cone snails are a group of marine snails found in tropical oceans and seas around the world, though some live in more temperate habitats, like the waters around Southern California, the Mediterranean Sea and around the southern cape of South Africa.
A single "golden poison frog" harbours enough poison to kill 10 grown men, making these frogs perhaps the most poisonous animals alive. They are one of many species of toxic frogs, which are known as poison dart frogs. They are all small: the largest are no more than 6cm long, and some are just 1.5 cm.
What is the most venomous marine animal? The Australian box jellyfish is considered the most venomous marine animal. Craybdea branchi, pictured here, is a relative of the Australian box jellyfish (Chironex fleckeri), which is considered the most venomous marine animal.
The list of world’s most dangerous animals is dominated by tiny, often-overlooked animals, with the hippopotamus and crocodile being the only notable exceptions. Indeed, some of the smallest animals are among the world’s deadliest creatures, with millions of human deaths being attributed to them each year.
Top 10 Most Dangerous Animals In The World. by Kye | Apr 28, 2014 | Animal Profiles, Earth Matters, Nature. When you’re out hiking or swimming in nature, what creatures do you dread encountering? Many of us automatically think of creatures with gnashing teeth or razor sharp claws. Animals like lions, tigers, jaguars, sharks, and grizzly bears inspire plenty of fear. Many of the deadliest ...
Nile crocodile Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus). © Digital Vision/Getty Images With a geographic home range spanning most of Africa, save the Sahara, and part of Madagascar, the Nile crocodile is at home in various habitats made up of freshwater lakes and streams and brackish waters.
Meet the most venomous spider in the world, according to the Guinness Book of World Records. What makes this critter so dangerous though is also how it got its name – a tendency to wander. They are often found hiding in houses and cars of densely populated areas, especially during daytime. Not a good combination.