The 10 Scariest Green Animals

Some creatures with green coloration are lethally dangerous, and others look cute but are terribly venomous. Some just have terrifying appearances to deter predators—let's take a look at ten of these awe-inspiring animals!


Sloths get their name from their characteristic slow and sedentary lifestyle. Wild snails have a top speed of 0.05km/hr, while sloths move ten times slower at 0.005km/hr—making them the world's slowest animals!


These insects are attracted to human sweat, and the salt from it provides them with nutrition. However, they are primary nutrition remains pollen and nectar from flowers.

Emerald Tree Boa

Emerald tree boa is a snake species native to the tropical rainforest of South America that can grow up to 1.8m long and has distinguishing green colors—making it easily distinguishable from other South American snakes.

Green Tree Python

The green tree python is a distant evolutionary cousin of the emerald tree boa, both species sharing many strikingly similar physical attributes. Unlike its namesake though, the green tree python is oviparous.

Green And Black Poison Dart Frog

Their name is derived from their appearance, which is a typical mint green with splotches of black. The poison on their skins is used by local tribes to fashion poisonous darts used in hunting.

Komodo Dragons

Komodo dragons, the largest living species of lizard on earth, grow up to 10ft in length and weigh up to 70kg. Their diet includes birds, mammals—and even other Komodo dragons' eggs!


These arboreal green animals are highly poisonous. Their potent venom can cause tissue hemorrhaging in the muscles and brain, leading to headaches, nausea, mental disorders—and other nasty side effects.