Nature will kill you if you're not careful. Every Thursday, Ross Bolen highlights a different dangerous animal to keep you safe, because knowledge is power.
They are a blood-sucking nuisance to us all, and responsible for more human deaths annually than any other animal. God damn mosquitoes.
The Brazilian wandering spider will give you a four-hour erection. Unfortunately, it will also kill you.
“Hippopotamus” is Greek for “river horse,” but what they really are is “terrifying water monsters.” Hippos kill more people than any other animal in Africa.
The Komodo dragon is a cannibalistic killing machine from hell that will swallow you whole.
The deathstalker scorpion, or Leiurus quinquestriatus, is our dangerous animal of the week.
The dolphin, nature’s sexual deviant, is our dangerous animal of the week.
Driver ants, also known as “siafu” or safari ants, are our dangerous animals of the week.
The killer cone snail, also known as the “cigarette snail,” is our dangerous animal of the week.
The Australian box jellyfish, also known as “the suckerpunch of the sea,” is our dangerous animal of the week.
The Cape buffalo, also known as the African buffalo, also known as “Black Death,” also known as “The Widow-maker,” is our dangerous animal of the week.