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10 dangerous animals on the earth that can kill you

Updated on June 27, 2012

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Here is a list of some of the most dangerous animals on planet earth.

10 Hungry and deadly creatures that if your travelling abroad, or stay in the country of origin, you will have to watch out for. They will be ready to kill you and eat you, so checkout this list so you know what to watch out for.

Poison Dart Frog

Deep inside the rainforests of central and south America, there lives one of the most beautiful and colourful frogs on the planet, but just one touch and the poison dart frog will kill you.

Its considered to be one of the most poisonous creatures on earth, and it might only be 2 inches long, but the poison dart frog has enough venom to kill as many as 10 fully grown adults.

They are known as "dart frogs" because natives of central america use their poison to put on their blow darts, thereby killing any prey they are looking for. 

here is the colourful poison dart frog
here is the colourful poison dart frog

Puffer Fish

Puffer Fish are considered a delicacy in parts of Asia however the skin and certain organs are very poisonous to humans.

The puffer fish will produce a rapid and violent death. The poisoning from the puffer fish causes paralysis of the tongue and lips, muscles, also vomiting, dizziness, rapid heart rate, breathing difficulties.

The most common cause of death from th puffer fish is when poorly trained chefs create the food from the puffer fish. Proper care must be taken to remove the poison. There is no known antidote.

get a kiss from the puffer fish
get a kiss from the puffer fish

Inland Taipan

The inland Taipan snake is native to Australia.  From one bite this snake produces enough venom to kill 100 adults. Its venom is hundreds of times more toxic than the common cobra and can kill a human in as little as 45 mins.

Fortunately there is an antivenin and there are no known fatalities. however it pays to be on your guard if you ever come across a Taipan as they are very reclusive and shy..

Inland Taipan snake

Inland Taipan snake
Inland Taipan snake

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