Top Ten Tiniest Dangerous Animals

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These animals are mostly insects who are definitely small but are also extremely dangerous. They have the ability to inflict a great deal of pain and while we should be lucky we do not come in contact with them, others live amongst them day after day.

 

1. Anopheles Mosquitoes

This animal is definitely the tiniest most dangerous animal on Earth as it transmits malaria. This disease leads to about 3 million deaths on a yearly basis. These mosquitoes also transmit yellow fever and dengue.

 

2. Bullet Ant

Even though you may live to tell the tale after getting bitten by a bullet ant, it is an experience that you will never forget. The pain is excruciated and lass for 24 hours. There are certain rituals in some parts of the world wherein young boys are told to keep their hands in gloves that are filled with bullet ants as this marks their entry into adulthood.

 

3. Army Ants

Individually these ants are not dangerous but can be when they are found in swarms. They are native to Asia and Africa and tend to build anthills as they travel. These ants are dangerous because they can enter a person’s lungs and suffocate him to death. They will enter your house if you leave food uncovered for extended periods of time.

 

4. Black Widow

This spider’s venom could kill a human being almost instantly as it is not only effective but is secreted in large amounts. The females are bigger and are known to bite the male’s head off after the mating ritual is over.

5. Deathstalker

Deathstalker belongs to the scorpion family and is dangerous becomes its venom is extremely poisonous. The irony is that the venom also has the ability to remove a tumor from the brain and fight against diabetes in human beings.

 

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