National Geographic Society

  • Connect:

20 Animals That Will Kill You

Published
Cougars prowl the outer suburbs of Los Angeles, Denver and many other cities in the West.
Wild animals kill thousands of people every day - and the most dangerous creatures may not be what you think. From Bengal tigers to elephants to mosquitos, animals can kill in a multitude of ways. Predators are obvious killers, but others defend their territory, attack in self-defense, or kill by sheer accident. Wildlife experts break down some of the most revealing attacks caught on tape to expose what animals kill the most people, how they kill, and why.

Videos

Photos