Deadly mosquitoes: Small but lethal, responsible for 750k human deaths annually. 3500+ species, carrying diseases like malaria and dengue. Adapt well to various habitats and urban environments.
Deadly snakes: Over 3000 species, responsible for 100k human deaths yearly. Venomous: Black Mamba, vipers, cobras. Non-venomous: pythons, boas, anacondas. Dangerous when threatened.
Dog breeds: Over 400, various sizes & traits. Rabies risk: deadly virus transmitted through bites/scratches. Mauling incidents also contribute to deaths.
Freshwater snails transmit Schistosomiasis, a parasitic disease causing 10k deaths/year. Parasite enters human body through contaminated water.
Assassin bugs transmit Chagas disease, causing 12k deaths/year. Curved beak used to bite and infect victims with deadly parasites.
Deadly tsetse flies transmit sleeping sickness, causing 10k deaths/year. Bite transmits Trypanosoma parasite, leading to fever, fatigue, and more.
Deadly crocodiles, found worldwide, cause over 1k deaths/year. Powerful jaws exert 3,700 psi, crushing victims and drowning them.
Deadly hippos, found in Africa, cause 500 deaths/year. With immense weight and sharp tusks, they attack humans in water and on land.
Giant elephants, found in forests and grasslands, cause 500 deaths/year. They can turn aggressive when threatened and can transmit diseases like tuberculosis.
Lions, inhabiting African grasslands, cause 200 deaths/year. They attack when threatened, aggressive, or hungry, though humans are not their natural prey.