9 Deadliest Animals to Humans—Avoid Close Contact


Responsible for about 500 deaths annually due to their aggressive nature, especially when provoked or defending their territory.


Cause approximately 500 deaths per year, primarily through conflicts with humans over habitat encroachment.

Saltwater Crocodile

Accounts for around 1,000 deaths annually by actively hunting humans in regions where they coexist.

Ascaris Roundworms

Result in about 2,500 deaths each year by causing Ascariasis, a disease spread through contaminated food or water.


Sting around 2,600 people to death annually, primarily due to venomous species causing severe reactions.

Assassin Bugs

Spread Chagas disease, leading to approximately 10,000 deaths per year through their bites.

Saw-Scaled Viper

Causes up to 138,000 deaths annually with its highly toxic venom and aggressive behavior.

Freshwater Snails

his one may surprise you. More than 200,000 deaths a year can be attributed to freshwater snails. This is because they are hosts.


Responsible for between 725,000 and 1,000,000 deaths annually by transmitting diseases like malaria through their bites.

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