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Monday, February 8, 2010

Top 10 Most Poisonous Animals in The World

10. Puffer Fish

Some of this fish is delicious species in Japan (such as Fugu) and Korea (such as bok-uh) but the problem is that the skin and certain organs of many highly poisonous puffer fish to humans.

Statistics show that there are 20-44 Fugu poisoning incidents per year between 1996 and 2006 in Japan and up to six incidents per year, causing death. Since Fugu’s poison can cause near instant death, only licensed chefs are allowed to prepare it

9. Poison Dart Frog

If you ever happen to walk through rain forest somewhere in Central or South America, never taking a beautiful colorful frogs – It can be a Poison Dart Frog. This frog is probably the most poisonous animal in earth.The length is 2 inches (5cm). Golden poison frog has enough poison to kill 10 adult humans or 20,000 mice. Only 2 micrograms of this deadly poison (the number corresponding to the head pin) which can kill humans or other large mammals. They are called “dart frogs” because the indigenous Amerindians’ use of their toxic secretions to poison the punch-tip of their arrows. Poison dart frogs’s poison is in their skin and will hurt or kill anyone who touched or eaten.

8. Inland Taipan

Just one bite from this serpent contains enough poison to kill 100 human adults or 250,000 mice. Its poison at least 200-400 times more toxic than common cobra. Taipan Inland extremely neurotoxic venom can kill an adult human in just 45 minutes. Fortunately this snake is very shy and there is no documented human fatalities.

7. The Brazilian wandering spider

Brazilian Wandering Spider (Phoneutria) or banana spider appeared in the Guinness Book of World Records 2007 for the most poisonous spider and for the most responsible for the most human death because of spider. This Spider is believed to have the most potent neurotoxic venom spider of any living spider. Only 0.006mg (0.00000021oz) is enough to kill a mouse. They are also very dangerous because of the nature of their wanderings. They often hide during the day in areas of densely populated in the house, clothes, boots, and a car.

6. Stone fish

Stone fish probably will never win a beauty contest, but it certainly will win the top prize for being “The World Most Venomous Fish”. Poison that causes a severe pain shock to victims and make the affected body must be amputated. This is described as the worst pain known to man. This is accompanied by a possible shock, paralysis, and death of tissue.

5. Death Stalker Scorpion

Animals that live in North Africa and the Middle East. In contrast to popular belief most scorpions are relatively harmless to humans only as a sting produces local effects (pain, numbness or swelling). However, Starker Scorpion Death is a very dangerous species because the poison is a powerful mixture of neurotoxins causing intense and unbearable pain, then fever, followed by coma, convulsions, paralysis and death.

4. Blue Ringed Octopus

The blue-ringed octopus is currently one of the most dangerous known sea creatures and, despite its small size, carries enough venom to kill 26 adult humans within minutes. Furthermore, their bites are tiny and often painless, with many victims not realizing they have been envenomated until respiratory depression and paralysis start to set in.

First you will feel nauseous. Your vision becomes hazy. Within seconds you are blind. You lose your sense of touch. You cannot speak or swallow. Three minutes later you are paralysed and unable to breath.

3. Marbled Cone Snails

It looks beautiful but small Marbled Cone snails can be as deadly as the other animals in this list. One drop of poison so powerful and could kill more than 20 people. If you ever happen to be in the warm salt water environment (where this snails are often found) and see it, do not even think to pick it up. Of course, the real purpose of the poison is to catch its prey.

2. King Cobra

This Animal live in Southeast Asia highland jungle. The King Cobra (Ophiophagus hannah) is the longest venomous snake in the world – growing up to 5.6 m (18.5 ft) in length. Ophiophagus, literally means “snake-eater” like to eat other snakes. One bite of this deadly snake can easily kill humans. This snake can even kill mature Asian Elephant within 3 hours.

1. Box Jellyfish

This animal live in the waters of Asia and Australia. This animal has caused at least 5567 deaths recorded since 1954. The most deadly poisons in the world. It’s poison to attack the heart, nervous system, and skin cells. The victim will feel shock, drowning or dying of heart failure even before it reaches the coast.

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