You can never judge a book by its cover, especially when you are traveling around the wildlife sanctuaries. You might feel lucky enough to see a polar bear, but don’t ever try to cross your limits because they actually hunt for humans and eat them.
Cute animals often seem to be innocent and loving, but don’t give them a chance to fool you. But it’s very important to know that animals never harm humans until and unless they are feeling threatened by us.
Usually harmful and dangerous are considered to be more vulnerable, but animals with cute faces can even be more ferocious than you could actually think of. Today, we have curated a list of 9 such cute animals that are actually lethal.
We are sure that you have already watched all those cute videos of pufferfish that are taking the world by storm. But wait a minute. Do you even know that it contains hazardous toxins such as tetrodotoxin, which can even bring your life to an end? Moreover, when they are “puffed out,” their skin swells with spikes and spines, which are again extremely dangerous.
Hippos seem to be the cutest animals, especially when they swim around the lakes and spend a lazy afternoon. They might look very innocent, but once they feel threatened by anybody, they can easily gulp down a human at a time. How creepy, right? African researchers say that there are approximately 500 human deaths per year just because of this vulnerability. Hence, it’s better to avoid entering their territory totally.
Dolphins are considered to be the most intelligent animals. You might have already watched those cute dolphin shows and started imagining them as the cute and most loving animals. But there are proven reports from where we can see the vulnerable and dangerous side of them. They have very sharp teeth, which are usually used for hunting their prey. Moreover, this can be hard to accept, but it’s true that they also kill each other’s babies just for fun.
These milky white birds may seem innocent and cute, but they are well known for being vulnerable and ferocious towards other birds, animals, and even humans. If they find you near their nest, they will surely attract you and can even break your arms. Don’t ever cuddle the younger ones, as their mother might feel threatened and attack you.
These are some of the largest seals in the world, and you will easily fall in love with their cute, innocent eyes. But try not to do this because whoever gets too close to them ends up giving their life in front of these ocean puppies.
Yes, you have heard right! Polar bears are extremely ferocious and aggressive in nature. These marine mammals have a strong smelling power, and when there is a scarcity of food, they often use this power to hunt humans. It is even believed that they have a stronger biting capacity than the great white shark.
We are totally aware of the fact that they are the most cute and cuddly animals, but until and unless they are not feeling threatened by anyone. They are especially known for attacking humans but not known for eating humans. They can easily attack the human leg and will leave you paralyzed for the rest of your life. But this only happens when they feel threatened and disturbed by anybody.
You must be amazed to see the name of a rat on this list! Just think twice about the black plague before being amazed. In the 14th century, we have already seen how half of the European population died due to bacterial diseases spread by rats. Hence it’s better to stay away from them and don’t let them enter your house as well.
This cute little animal looks exactly like a German Shepherd. Dingoes are relatively less dangerous than the other mentioned animals. Basically, it’s not at all recommendable to feed them or cuddle them. They are usually human-friendly in nature, but sometimes, due to scarcity of food, they end up attacking children. Hence, do not ever carry food in your hand while traveling around the jungle.