Mosquitoes are the most dangerous animals in the world, killing an estimated 750,000 to 1 million people each year.
Snakes kill an estimated 138,000 people each year. Venomous snakes can cause paralysis, respiratory failure, and death.
Dogs kill an estimated 59,000 people each year, primarily from rabies. Rabies is a fatal viral infection that attacks the nervous system.
Scorpions kill an estimated 3,300 people each year. Scorpion venom can cause paralysis, pain, and death.
Assassin bugs kill an estimated 10,000 people each year. Assassin bugs transmit Chagas disease, a parasitic infection that can damage the heart and digestive system.
Humans kill an estimated 400,000 people each year through homicide. Humans are the most dangerous animal to themselves.
Elephants kill an estimated 600 people each year. Elephants can be aggressive and unpredictable, especially when they feel threatened.
Hippos kill an estimated 500 people each year. Hippos are highly territorial and aggressive animals, especially when they have young.
Crocodiles kill an estimated 1,000 people each year. Crocodiles are ambush predators that can take down prey much larger than themselves.
Lions kill an estimated 200 people each year. Lions are apex predators and the kings of the jungle. They can be dangerous, especially when hunting or protecting their young.