7 of the World’s Most Dangerous Festivals

By Manish Choudhary

1. Hippopotamus

Aggressive herbivore, responsible for many human deaths in Africa.

2. Elephants 

Generally peaceful but can be dangerous when threatened; powerful with tusks and trunk.

3. Saltwater Crocodile

Large and aggressive crocodile species in the Indo-Pacific, known for powerful bites.

4. Ascaris Roundworms

Parasitic worms causing health issues, particularly in areas with poor sanitation.

5. Scorpions 

Many venomous species; stings can be painful or lethal, depending on the type.

6. Assassin Bugs

Transmit Chagas disease through bites, leading to severe health problems.

7. Saw-Scaled Viper

Highly venomous snake found in Africa, the Middle East, and the Indian subcontinent.