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7 Most Dangerous Animals of India

Multiple animal dangers haunt both in the countryside and open areas and in the city. Several of these species do not usually attack people, but hunger or the feeling of being threatened can cause a lethal danger.

A National Geographic documentary produced the list of the most dangerous species in the world. Know here the riskiest in India:

Crocodiles

Most Dangerous Animals of India
Most Dangerous Animals of India

They are the largest reptiles in the world, adult males can reach seven meters in length and weigh more than 400 kilos. Since the 1990s there have been more than 30 deaths in India, but it is believed that the real number is much higher

King Cobra

Most Dangerous Animals of India
Most Dangerous Animals of India

With its 5 meters and a half in length, it is the longest poisonous snake on the planet. It is considered one of the most intelligent snakes in the world because instead of biting, it first shows its teeth like a dog to inspire fear. The king cobra is a great predator, especially for birds, lizards and small sapiens.

Python

Most Dangerous Animals of India
Most Dangerous Animals of India

It is one of the largest and most powerful snakes on the planet. In India, there are two types of pythons, the Burmese python and the Indian python. They can measure between four and six meters and weigh more 200 kilos.

Leopard

Most Dangerous Animals of India
Most Dangerous Animals of India

They are the most common felines in India. They live throughout the country, from the rainforests to the arid deserts. They have a wide diet, including monkeys and crocodiles, but when food is scarce, they attack cattle and sometimes also humans.

Between 2001 and 2003, on the outskirts of Bombay, leopards have attacked about 50 people, killing 18 of them.

Bengal tiger

Most Dangerous Animals of India
Most Dangerous Animals of India

It is an icon of India. Some 2,000 live in this country, which represents half of the world's population. The largest population resides in the Tigers Reserve of Sundarbans, located in the south of Calcutta, between India and Bangladesh.

Each year, the Bengal Tigers end up with the lives of about 50 people, from the Indian side of the Sundarbans National Park. Adult tigers can reach two meters and weigh more than 200 kilos and are three times larger than leopards.

Red Scorpion

Most Dangerous Animals of India
Most Dangerous Animals of India

Although it is small, it is one of the most lethal species in the world. There are more than 100 species of poisonous scorpions living in India, but red is the most lethal.

Elephant

Most Dangerous Animals of India

It is not a predator, but its attacks, although scarce, can be totally deadly. They can attack by surprise and very aggressively. Throughout India live about 30 thousand elephants. Each year elephants kill more than 200 people. Despite their large size can move with great agility, reaching 50 kilometres per hour and attack in a surprise.

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