Top 10 Most Poisonous Animals

By Manish Choudhary

1. Inland Taipan

Found in Australia, it has the most toxic venom of any snake.

2. Box Jellyfish

Inhabits the waters of the Pacific and Indian Oceans and is known for its potent venom.

3. Blue-Ringed Octopus

A small octopus with venom that can cause paralysis.

4. Stonefish

Looks like a rock and has spines with venom causing intense pain.

5. Cone Snail

Carries venomous harpoons that can be deadly.

6. Pufferfish

Contains a toxin called tetrodotoxin, which is deadly if not prepared properly.

7. Deathstalker Scorpion

Venomous scorpion with lethal effects, especially on children and the elderly.

8. Brazilian Wandering Spider

Aggressive spider with venom causing paralysis and respiratory failure.

9. Inland Taipan

Repeated for emphasis: has the most toxic snake venom.

10. Poison Dart Frog

Brightly colored frogs with toxic skin secretions.