Despite its cute appearance, the pufferfish is one of the most dangerous marine animals. Its flesh is 1,200 times more poisonous than cyanide.
Polar bears are known to stalk and attack humans, with 73 attacks recorded in the last 130 years. However, their habitat keeps them away from humans.
The duck-billed platypus is one of the few venomous mammals, with males capable of delivering a sting that is extremely painful and debilitating.
Moose may seem lovable from afar, but they can be deadly up close. With a height of nearly seven feet, they have the potential to kill with one blow.
Leopard seals, the third largest seal in the world, may look cute, but they are aggressive and have been known to attack scientists and photographers.
While raccoons themselves may not harm humans, the parasites they carry can transmit dangerous diseases such as rabies, mites, tularemia, leptospirosis, and toxocariasis, making it important to avoid contact with them.
The small blue-ringed octopus may look harmless, but it's one of the deadliest creatures in the sea. Its venom is 1,000 times stronger than cyanide and can kill 26 humans in minutes.
Despite being smaller and less aggressive than African elephants, Asian elephants are responsible for more attacks due to their proximity to humans. In India, 494 people were killed by elephants in 2018.
#9 SLOW LORIS
Slow lorises may look cute and harmless, but they are actually venomous and can cause serious harm if provoked. Their toxins can be mixed with their saliva and fur, making them even more dangerous.
Dingo attacks on wildlife are frequent in Australia, and attacks on humans have been reported. A fence was built in the late 1800s to keep them out.
#11 MUTE SWAN
Mute swans may look elegant, but they're also fiercely territorial and will attack anyone who encroaches on their nest. With their muscular wings, they can cause serious bodily harm, including broken bones and bruises.
The saliva of the Komodo dragon is lethal and can kill anything it comes in contact with within 24 hours.
#12 KOMODO DRAGON