Top 10 Deadliest Animals
Our planet is full of different deadly creatures, some animals kill to hunt while some do it in self defense. Below is the list of the Top 10 deadliest animals.
The Crocodile is the one of the largest species of aquatic reptiles. Crocodile are present in Asia, Africa, America and Australia. Crocodile size varies throughout the world. The largest crocodile was 20.2 feet long. Crocodile causes over 1000 deaths each year.
Tapeworms are the species of parasitic worms which infect humans. Tapeworm infects humans through uncooked food mostly pork, beef, fish and food prepared in unclean conditions. Some of the worms can infect brain which can be life threatening. Tapeworm causes over 2000 deaths every year.
Ascaris is species of parasitic nematode which infect humans. It spreads through objects or soil contaminated with feces containing its eggs. This nematode causes a disease called Ascariases. In which intestines get blocked and various body parts are damaged. Ascaris causes over 2700 deaths per year.
7. Freshwater Snail
Freshwater Snails which are infected with schistosomes are carrier of the disease called as schistosomiasis. People get infected by this disease by drinking the water contaminated with this parasite. Patients infected by this parasite experiences abdominal pain and organ damage. It causes over 10000 deaths every year.
6. Assassin Bug
Assassin Bug is the carrier of the Chagas disease. When the bug bites human it releases the parasite in human body. Infected people have various symptoms and it may result in heart failure. Assassin bug causes over 12500 deaths each year.
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