14 Creatures That Are Dangerous But We Aren’t Scared of Them
While many species of snakes aren’t venomous, some can be extremely aggressive like the Caspian Whipsnakes. These non-venomous snakes are dangerous creatures that start to move in circles indicating that they are preparing to jump. They usually target the neck or the face. They are mainly found in South and South-Eastern Europe, and Eastern Kazakhstan.
11Diving beetle and its larvae
The larvae of diving beetles can be quite big too, growing up to 5 cm in size, making them pretty dangerous. But how can larvae be dangerous? Well, if you touch these guys, they can give you a really painful bite. The diving beetles can give you bad bites too which pierces through your skin, leaving the wound surrounded by a bump which takes around 2-3 weeks to disappear. These beetles are found throughout Asia, Europe, and North Africa.
Meloes are dangerous beetles that aren’t able to fly but which produces a dangerous chemical. If this chemical gets on your skin, it can cause burns and blisters that take pretty long to heal. They inhabit the entire Palearctic region.
Bombardier beetles get their name from the fact that they bombard anyone or anything that threatens them with a spray of boiling chemical. Even a slight touch will trigger this defensive mechanism which makes them such dangerous creatures. Don’t touch them if you don’t want to get a chemical burn or worse get any of it in your eyes. These beetles are found throughout Southern Eurasia, and Russia.
Black scorpionfish usually spend most of their time lying on the rocky bottoms in coastal zones waiting for their prey. These big fish live in the deep which puts divers and fishermen at risk. They have protruding thorns on their backs which contain a chemical that can cause excruciating pain and the slime from the thorns that gets into the wound, causes bad inflammation. Its better if you completely avoid touching this fish should you ever come across one on your underwater dives. Black scorpionfish are commonly found in the Mediterranean Sea, the Black Sea, and the Eastern part of the Atlantic Ocean.