Beyond Fear: Ranking the Most Frightening Animals on Earth (Number One Will Haunt Your Dreams!)

12. African Cape buffalo: 200 people per year

African cape buffalo lives in swamps, floodplains, mopane grasslands and forests in Africa.

They are considered as very dangerous animals. They are known as “the black death” or “widowmaker.”

Every year, it kills about 200 people. Reports said that buffaloes, along with hippos and crocodiles, kill more people than any other animals in Africa.



11. Lions: 250 people per year


Most lions live in eastern and southern Africa. As predators, they see humans as a prey since hunting is in their instinct.

They tend to dominate other felines like cheetahs and leopards, stealing their kills and killing their cubs.

 Around 250 human deaths are reported every year due to the attack of this predator.