Krista Miranda

By Krista Miranda

LifeBuzz Staff

15 Of The Most Dangerous Creatures On Planet Earth.

Frilled Shark

Frilled Shark

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Frilled sharks may look like eels, but their fierceness and hunting ability makes them as dangerous as their shark cousins. This animal has dozens of trident-shaped teeth, that face backwards, which are used to hook its prey and keep it from escaping. They tend to live in very deep waters, which is great news because you wouldn’t want to encounter one of these. Imagine what it would be like to be floating along the current, having a relaxing day, when all of a sudden you look down and see a frilled shark? What do you do next?

Siphonophore

Siphonophore

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Even though this creature looks like a jellyfish, it’s actually a siphonophore. What’s scary about this animal is its venom. It leaves enormous, red welts on the skin, which travel to the lymph nodes causing fever, shock, and other allergic reactions. It can take the title of having one of the most deadly venoms in the world. You might want to cuddle the next animal on our list, but take some advice, and don’t go near it at all.

Strange Looking Seal

Strange Looking Seal

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Due to the fact that they have an inflatable bladder on their heads, adult male hooded seals are quite strange looking. These animals are pretty antisocial and territorial, which separates them from other types of seals. They’re also known to be aggressive towards humans. They live in the Arctic Sea around Canada, Greenland, and Iceland. The next animal should be proud to say it’s in the Guinness Book of World Records. Can you guess why?

Most Venomous Spider

Most Venomous Spider

Rex Features

This spider is been officially called the most venomous spider in the world. Just like its name suggests, this spider likes to wander, and can be found any place, at any time. Luckily, they can only be found in Central and South America, but that’s still quite a bit of land you’ll have to tread very carefully. This next animal has been the subject of nightmares for as long as anyone can remember. It’s even been the star of quite a few movies. Could you escape it jaws alive?

Great White Shark

Great White Shark

National Geographic

Even though the movie "Jaws" is fictional, the reality of this animal is not. This deadly creature has 300 serrated teeth, an amazing sense of smell, and has the ability to detect electromagnetic fields generated by prey. Even though they don’t prefer the taste of humans, they are responsible for at least half of all recorded annual shark attacks. Have you ever been near a river or swamp? Then you’ve probably come across the next killer on our list.

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