December 21, 2022
Yes, us human beings are apex predators.
But many animals can easily finish us like a snack.
They are responsible for over 750,000 human deaths annually
Mosquitoes carry lethal diseases.
Snakes cause 100,000 deaths annually, with the Black Mamba being the most lethal.
Over 25,000 deaths caused by dogs yearly
A lot of which are due to spreading rabies.
These guys kill up to 10,000 humans yearly through a disease called Schistosomiasis
Despite weighing 3mgs they cause 12,000 deaths/year due to spreading the Chagas disease.
Their bite can exert up to 3,700 pounds per square inch of force.
They cause 1000 + deaths per year.
Hippos drag people into lakes or trample them to death, typically killing 5oo people a year.
With only his trunk, an elephant can crush your skull and snap your neck.
They cause 500 annual deaths.