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The 10 Most Poisonous Animals in the World!

Some of the following animals look scary, some look innocent. Some are large, and some are very tiny. Some are predators, and some are peaceful. But all of them have one thing in common - they're poisonous to the extreme, and it will be the worst day of your life to be their victim. So let's go down the list of the 10 most poisonous animals on earth, so we know who to avoid.

The Pufferfish
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The pufferfish lives in the tropical oceans around the world. This isn't a venomous fish that attacks its victims, but a venomous fish that harms those who try to eat it. Certain sub-species of this fish have very poisonous skin and organs. The fish is considered a delicacy in Japan and Korea, yet its preparation requires a lot of specialized training. One must know exactly which organs to separate from the rest of the fish and the correct way of doing it. Most deaths by puffer fish are caused by an amateur chef who tried to prepare the delicacy. 

The Poisonous Dart Frog
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The poisonous arrow frog, which lives in Central and South America, belongs to a small and very colorful family of frogs. The bright colors of the frog are meant to alert other animals to the strong poison contained in its skin. It's enough to touch the frog slightly to get poisoned. 2 micro grams of its venom is enough to kill an adult human. The frog got its name from the native Americans who used to smear their arrows in the skin of the frog to turn them lethal.

The Inland Taipan
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The land Taipan lives in the deserts of Australia and has earned the title of 'most venomous snake in the world". One bite from this snake contains enough poison to kill 100 adult humans, or an unbelievable amount of 250,000 mice. The venom of the snake, which damages the nervous system, is especially swift and can kill a man in less than 45 minutes. Despite this danger, deaths by this snake are rare to none, as it is considered an especially shy animal.

Brazilian Migrating Spider
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The Migrating Brazilian Spider, also known as the Banana Spider, lives in Central and South America and is considered the most poisonous spider in the continent, and the one responsible for the largest number of human deaths. Experts claim this is due to the migratory nature of the spider, which tends to arrive at inhabited areas and hide for during the hours of the day in houses, clothes, shoes and cars.

 

 

 

The Stonefish
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The stonefish is common in the shallow waters of the Pacific and Indian oceans and can even be found in the red sea. The stonefish is considered the most poisonous fish, and its venom, located on the razor sharp stings on his back, can cause shock, paralysis and the destruction of tissue. The pain has been described as "the worst pain known to man", and there have been cases where people who have been stung begged the leg to be amputated, if only to stop the pain.

The Yellow Scorpion
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The yellow scorpion is common in the deserts of North Africa, the Arabian Peninsula and the Middle East. This scorpion is considered dangerous and its sting is very painful. Its tale is filled with a mixture of various poisons that affect the nervous system. A sting can cause intense pain, fever, coma, paralysis and death. Despite these harsh effects, most adults wouldn't die from one sting, but children, the elderly and people with heart conditions would definitely be at risk.

The Textile Cone 
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The textile cone is a type of predatory sea snail that lives in certain areas of the Indian ocean and feeds on fish, shellfish and other cones. Its strong venom takes effect immediately, but at times doesn't show itself for several days. There is no antidote, but only 30 deaths have ever been caused by it.

The Blue Ring Octopus
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The blue ring octopus is found in shallow pools in the Indian and Pacific oceans, from Japan to Australia. This small species is considered one of the most poisonous animals in the world. It's bite contains no pain, but the poison starts right away, and causes loss of feeling, suffocation and death. There is still no antidote to the poison of the blue ring octopus.

The King Cobra
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The 'King Cobra', is the longest poisonous snake in the world and can reach a length of 6 meters. The snake is common in South and South-East Asia and is known to eat other snakes. This may not be the most poisonous snake of all, but it can inject a much larger amount of venom, which acts much quicker. Not only can the king cobra kill a human with its venom, it can kill an elephant within 3 hours.

The Box Jellyfish
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The box jellyfish, also known as the sea hornet, is considered the most poisonous animal in the world. The jellyfish lives in the ocean waters near Asia and Australia. Its strong venom hits the heart, the nervous system and the skin cells. Most people harmed by the jellyfish suffer so much pain they go into shock and drown before they can reach shore. Since 1954, 5,567 deaths have been caused by this animal.
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