Sunday, 25 June 2017

The Deadliest Animals In The World

5. Blue ringed octopus - Hapalochlaena sp.

They are extremely small, around the size of a golf ball, but don't let the size fool you, they are defiantly one of the deadliest animals on this planet, one blue ringed octopus holds enough venom to kill 26 fully grown men and the worst thing is, there is no antidote! If you get stung, you will be completely paralyzed and unable to breath within 2 to 3 minutes!  

4. Hippopotamus - Hippopotamus amphibius

Although they are mostly herbivorous, they are also highly aggressive and are defiantly the most dangerous animal in Africa, they kill over 3,000 people every year. They are also the 3rd largest land mammals alive, after the Elephant and Rhinoceros!

3. Saltwater Crocodile - Crocodylus porosus

The Saltwater crocodile is known to kill up to 300 people a year, just in Africa. It is the largest crocodile specie on this planet, growing up to 23 feet long and weighing more than 2,000 pounds
It has been known for them to eat monkeys, buffalo,wild boar, and sharks! They can live up to 70 years in the wild!

2. African Elephant - Elephantidae sp.

African elephants are the largest land living mammal in the world! They are highly aggressive when felt threatened, and have been known to trample a Rhinoceros to death! They kill around 500 people a year! They are also the heaviest land mammals alive weighing up to 10,000 kg!  

1. Mosquito - Culicidae sp.

Killing over 1 million people every year, defiantly makes mosquitoes the deadliest animal on this planet! The majority of these deaths are due to malaria. Mosquitoes have an extremely small life span, males only live up to 10 days and females up to 56!

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