Top 10 Most Deadliest Animals on Earth

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10. Tapeworms: 700 Deaths a Year

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The no ten (10) on our list are Tapeworms. I guess you already would be surprised with this on this list.

According to biology, Tapeworm is a species in the class  Cestoda of parasitic flatworms of the phylum Platyhelminthes.  They are parasites and responsible for the infection called Cysticercosis which kills approximately 700 people a year.

 

9.Crocodiles: 1,000 Deaths a Year

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One of the most dangerous animals on earth, a powerful killing machine, Crocodile takes the no nine spot on our list.  According to Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Kingdom, Crocodiles were to as the large animals responsible for the most killing of Africans and ranged about 1,000 deaths a year.

 

8. Ascariasis Roundworms: 4,500 Deaths a Year

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This Nematode, Roundworms which belongs to the phylum Nematoda according to biology lies on the eight (8) position in our list. Ascaris Roundworms are responsible for the popular infection called Ascariasis that kills and estimate of 4,500 people a year.

According to WHO (World Health Organisation) note, they stated that the infection takes place in people’s small intestine, and it is a disease that affects more children than adults.

 

7. Tsetse flies: 10,000 Deaths a Year

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Tsetse, sometimes spelttzetze and also known as tik-tik flies, are large biting flies that inhabit much of midcontinental Africa between the Sahara and the Kalahari Deserts. Tsetse flies are responsible for the infection call sleeping sickness, Trypanosomiasis,  a parasitic infection that at first can lead to headaches, fever, joint pain, and itchiness, but later can lead to some serious neurological problems.

Although, the number of deaths has been decreasing, yet they still cause deaths of about 10,000 a year.

 

6. Assassin Bugs: 12,000 Deaths a Year

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The Reduviidae are a large cosmopolitan family of the order Hemiptera. They are slightly unusual overall, but very common among the Hemiptera because almost all are terrestrial ambush predators.

The assassin bug also called the kissing bug is responsible for carrying Chagas disease, which kills about 12,000 people a year on average. Chagas disease is a parasitic infection passed by the bug, which got its nickname by biting people on the face.

 

5. Freshwater Snails: 20,000+ Deaths a Year

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Freshwater Snails are gastropod molluscs which live in freshwater. The Snail carries parasitic worms that infect people with a disease called schistosomiasis that can cause intense abdominal pain and blood in the stool or urine, depending on the area that’s affected.

Millions of people contract the infection, and the WHO estimates that anywhere between 20,000 and 200,000 deaths can be attributed to schistosomiasis.

 

4. Dogs: 35,000 Deaths a Year

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You might be shocked at this, but big YES, Dogs,most especially the ones infected by the rabies infection – are one of the deadliest animals on earth.

According to WHO, around 35,000 people are killed every year by rabies infection, and 99% of which are caused by Dogs.

 

3. Snakes: 100,000 Deaths a Year

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Snakes are the most poisonous creatures here on earth. Though, there are diverse types of deadly snakes, such as the Black Mamba, King Cobra whose single bites kills any creatures in less than a minute.

Snake bites kill more than 100,000 peoples a year.

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