Mother Nature's serial killers

2014-04-29 10:35

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Cape Town – Have you ever wondered what is the world’s deadliest animal? Below is a list of the creatures that give the Angel of Death a run for his money.

In descending order, here are the killers.

Number 7
About 100 people die a year from lions.

Number 6
Crocodiles kill close to 1 000 people a year.

Number 5
Freshwater snail
The freshwater snail kills 10 000 people a year.

Number 4
Tsetse fly
10 000  people also die from the Tsetse Fly.

Number 3
Rabies kills 25 000 people a year.

Number 2
50 000 people die a year from snakes.

Number 1
A staggering 725 000 people die a year from mosquitoes.

The complete list can be found on Vox.
Read more on:    cape town  |  animals  |  insects

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