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Top 10 Most Dangerous Animals In The World

August 22, 2019

welcome to Max Fax today we’re looking at the top 10 most dangerous animals in the world. Starting at number 10: Sharks. Sharks are the king of the ocean believe it or not shark related deaths are actually pretty rare. Less than 10 people are killed by sharks each year while there’s no doubt that sharks are extremely dangerous predators the vast size of the ocean makes human encounters pretty uncommon. number 9: lions. lions are responsible for around 75 deaths per year most of the incident occur in Tanzania a country in east africa just like shark attacks lion attacks are also pretty rare but if you come across one it’s definitely best to keep your distance. Number 8: elephants. According to National Geographic around 500 people per year died as a result of elephant attacks elephants usually aren’t aggressive but they do tend to get scared and offensive which can lead to traveling their victims while they might not be the most terrifying animals just being around them can be dangerous number seven hippos hippos were previously considered the most dangerous large animal in Africa they have a reputation for acting aggressively towards humans have been known to attack first hippos may not be the first animals that come to mind for dangerous animals but 500 deaths per year are attributed to hippos number six crocodiles according to the united nations crocodiles now holds the title for Africa’s most dangerous large animal they estimate that somewhere around 1,000 people are killed by crocodiles each year number five round worms and tapeworms roundworms killed an estimated 4,500 people per year as they lead to infection in the host small intestines although less deadly tapeworms are also very dangerous inspecting and killing an estimated 700 people per year number for freshwater snails believe it or not these little freshwater snails are responsible for over twenty thousand deaths per year while the snails themselves aren’t deadly the snails carry a parasitic worm that are deadly to humans and animals number three dog unfortunately dogs are responsible for over 30,000 deaths per year but it is really their own fault according to the world health organization 99% of these are caused by ratings which infects the dog’s brain and alters their behavior in the case of rabies dogs are more bite than bark number two makes venomous snakebites kill over 100,000 people per year with another 400,000 people requiring limbs to be amputated worldwide shortages of antivenom increase their deadliness since victims need to be treated as soon as possible to survive and finally number one mosquitoes as the causes over 1 million human deaths per year the tiny mosquito tops out our list these little bugs travel host to host sucking blood and transmitting deadly viruses along the way diseases like malaria and dengue fever run rampant through certain areas of Africa and Asia as large mosquito populations delivered from victim to victim thanks for watching this list of top 10 most dangerous animals in the world is there an animal you thought would make this list let us know below and don’t forget to watch out for mosquito

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