The most dangerous animals in the world

When you say „dangerous animals”, many of us automatically think of creatures with claws or big teeth, animals like lions, tigers, sharks or bears because they inspire a lot of fear. However, many of the most dangerous animals in the world are quite small.

Box Jellyfish

There are not many species of Box Jellyfish, but they are all quite dangerous and deadly. If you get stung by one of these animals, you are very likely to die or you will have a lot of pain for some tine afterward.

Cone Snail

This creature is extremely deadly because just one drop of its venom can kill twenty adults. Unfortunately, there is no antivenin, so you need to be very careful.

Black Mamba

Maybe the cobras are more feared, but this black mamba is arguably more dangerous. It can strike very quickly and it can do it without any provocation.

Cape Buffalo

Like the black mamba, cape buffalo attacks the victims without provocation. It is not venomous, but they will continue charging even if they are shot in the heart. They are also known for their desire to attack lions.

Deathstalker Scorpion

The bite of the deathstalker scorpion is very painful and even if you survive it, you may wish you hadn`t for a while. Children are particularly susceptible to these bites and are more likely to die.

Puffer Fish

Puffer fish is one of the most deadly animals inhabiting in the ocean. They are very cute, but quite dangereous and when they are threatened, they puff out spines. Those spines can paralyze you, causing you stop breathing and than death.


These fish are the most venomous fish on our planet and they are really fast and also very hard to see. You can easily step on one, but the venom from the spines can cost you a limb or even your life.