The world is an incredible place full of a countless number of animals. Some animals don’t exist anymore, and some species we still have to discover. Those that we do know about we don’t necessarily know everything about. One thing is for sure, and that’s that we know which ones are and aren’t dangerous. Some are obviously dangerous and we do all we can to avoid them. Others are seemingly harmless but can still cause us fatal harm. Out of all the animals in the world, these are the 18 most dangerous species based on how many lives they take a year. Some will absolutely shock you so click through what critters to avoid!
#18 Brazilian Water Spiders
As if regular house spiders aren’t terrifying enough, there’s the Brazilian Water Spider with the looks of a tarantula and lethal venom that has taken 7 recorded lives total. The water spiders aren’t commonly seen out in the open and normally snake into people’s houses and cars on accidents. Don’t fear too much, there is an anecdote!