Top Ten Animal Predators

By Joann

February 16, 2016 Real Life No comments

Monkey-Eating Eagle

Top Ten Animal Predators - Monkey-Eating Eagle

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Measuring about 86 to 102 cm in length, the monkey-eating eagle can be found in the Philippine forests. It got its name from the belief that it used to feed on monkeys.

 

Great White Shark

Top Ten Animal Predators - Great White Shark

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The great white shark is considered to be the largest predatory fish in the world. Its powerful tail makes it possible to swim as fast as 15 miles per hour. It feeds on other marine animals like sea turtles, sea lions, and seals.

Stonefish

Top Ten Animal Predators - Stonefish

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The stonefish has the reputation of being the most venomous fish in the world. Its physical features allow it to camouflage and attack on unsuspecting preys.

Box Jellyfish

Top Ten Animal Predators - Box Jellyfish

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Distinct for its pale blue color,the box jellyfish is one of the most dangerous marine creatures. It has stinging cells on its tentacles that are venomous to both animals and humans.

 

Poison Dart Frog

Top Ten Animal Predators - Poison Dart Frog

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The poison dart frog is usually found in the forests of Costa Rica and Brazil. This poisonous frog typically feeds on fruit fly.

Brown Recluse Spider

Top Ten Animal Predators - Brown Recluse Spider

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Growing between 6 and 20 mm, the brown recluse spider is famous for its fatal bite that can lead to necrosis. Their diet comprised mostly of crickets, bugs, and cockroaches.

Fossa

Top Ten Animal Predators - Fossa

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Found in the forests of Madagascar, fossa is a cat-like animal that feeds on wild pigs and mice. It has claws and sharp teeth that it uses to attack its prey.

Siberian Tiger

Top Ten Animal Predators - Siberian Tiger

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The Siberian tiger is believed to be capable of traveling up to 1,000 km. It’s a carnivorous animal that feeds on deer, wild boar, and elk.

Orca

Top Ten Animal Predators - Orca

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Known for being a powerful predator, the orca or the killer whale dwells on cold, coastal waters. It preys on other marine animals like the sea lions and seals.

 

Amazonian Giant Centipede

Top Ten Animal Predators - Amazonian Giant Centipede

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The Amazonian giant centipede is named as such because of its size (it can reach over 35 centimeters). It is known to be a scavenger and feeds on smaller bugs.

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