Tuesday, October 4, 2016

What Animal Species Are The Biggest Threat To Humans

Even though the human is considered to be the biggest predator on Earth, there are still some dreadful animals that we ought to keep our distance from. 
Mosquitoes were excluded from the list due to their ridiculous proliferation. Other than that they kill over 755,000 people each year.
Cape Buffalo (200 deaths per year)
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Fattail Scorpion (400 deaths per year)
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Nile Crocodile (1,000 deaths per year)
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Tapeworm (2,000 deaths per year)
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Ascaris Roundworm (2,500 deaths per year)
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Note: Considering an estimated one billion people suffer from the intestinal parasite, the deaths it causes are incredibly low.

Hippopotamus (2,900 deaths per year) 
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Deathstalker Scorpion (5,000 deaths per year)
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Tsetse Fly (10,000 deaths per year)
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Note: Biting humans causes Human African Trypanosomiasis (aka sleeping sickness).

Freshwater Snail (10,000 deaths per year)
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Note: Through the consumption of water containing snail eggs infected with schistosoma.

Assassin Bug (10,000 deaths per year)
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Note: Through the transmission of Chagas disease parasite.
Kissing Bug (11,000 deaths per year)
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Note: Through the transmission of Chagas disease parasite.

Ocellated Carpet Viper (20,000 deaths per year)
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Puff Adder Snake (32,000 deaths per year)
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Asian Cobra (50,000 deaths per year)
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Source: FunFunky

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