Quiz: See If You Can Identify These Killer Beasts From an Image!
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See If You Can Identify These Killer Beasts From an Image!
By: Talin Vartanian
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About This Quiz

The world is filled with many different types of dangerous and lethal animals, some of which can paralyze, harm and even kill humans and animals! While these deadly beasts vary depending on the region, it's important to understand which animals are friends and which are foes. This may include spiders, snakes, familiar land mammals and even sea creatures. 

Some animals may seem harmless but are actually very deadly. Examples include the box jellyfish, poison dart frog and the slow loris, which has a cute face! Other animals that are harmful may seem familiar to you, like the African lion, leopard, wolf and the hyena. Some deadly creatures also move really slowly, like the giga monster, while other creatures patiently wait to attack their prey, like the stonefish. 

Other types of deadly animals also like to slowly kill their prey, while some like to quickly dismember their victims for a quick snack. 

Today, we'll take a look at 40 of the deadliest creatures on the planet. This quiz contains 40 images of the lethal animals, and it will be your job to match the photo with the correct name. Think you've got what it takes? Try our Deadly Beast Identification Quiz now to test your animal wits!


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Can you name this distinct yellow-and-brown deadly animal?
2 of 40
What is the name of this small but deadly insect?
3 of 40
What is the name of this aggressive animal?
4 of 40
This creature is also known as the "cigarette snail." Do you know what it is?
5 of 40
This type of deadly fish likes to camouflage. Can you guess what it is?
6 of 40
You'll find this type of deadly creature in the movie "Jaws."
7 of 40
This deadly animal is extremely aggressive. Do you know what it's called?
8 of 40
This deadly animal is nicknamed "black death." Can you name it?
9 of 40
Can you name this vibrant black-and-blue creature?
10 of 40
What is the name of this all-white and deadly animal?
11 of 40
This sea creature is deadlier than the shark. Can you name it?
12 of 40
What is the name of this African animal?
13 of 40
Can you name this deadly green-and-black snake?
14 of 40
This popular fish is served in Japan, but it is also one of the deadliest in the world. Can you guess what it is?
15 of 40
What is the name of this dangerous mammal that has carnivorous tendencies?
16 of 40
Which of these animals actually digs up corpses from graves to eat them?
17 of 40
Which of these animals carries "African Sleeping Sickness?"
18 of 40
Can you name this spotted animal that lives in Africa?
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What is the name of this vicious snake that has distinct brown markings?
20 of 40
This is the number-one most venomous spider. Can you name it?
21 of 40
This sea creature features vibrant blue circles on its body. Can you name it?
22 of 40
These creatures love water but have also been known to attack humans. Can you name it?
23 of 40
The "death roll" is a common attack technique used by which of the following creatures?
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Which of these animals can trample their victims to death?
25 of 40
This insect is responsible for transferring various diseases. Can you guess what it is?
26 of 40
This creature is also called the "kissing bug." Are you familiar with it?
27 of 40
Which of these creatures carries the disease schistosomiasis?
28 of 40
Which of these animals carries rabies?
29 of 40
Can you name this endangered but deadly mammal?
30 of 40
Can you name these dark red insects?
31 of 40
This deadly insect features a red hourglass on its body. Can you name it?
32 of 40
This venomous snake can be found in very dry environments. What is the name of it?
33 of 40
This type of lizard is very slow but very deadly. Can you identify it?
34 of 40
The _______ is known as the most lethal bird in the world.
35 of 40
Which of these snakes are poisonous?
36 of 40
The bite of this insect is considered to be one of the most painful in the world. What is the name of this insect?
37 of 40
What is the name of this deadly type of parasite?
38 of 40
This seemingly friendly house pet can be actually be very dangerous. Are you familiar with it?
39 of 40
Can you name this aggressive type of sea creature?
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This cute creature contains poison on its elbows. Are you familiar with it?
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