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These Animals Are Much More Dangerous Than You Thought
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Leopard Seals

Seals may seem like gentle, blubbery sea puppies, but they have us fooled. They have a dangerous streak. Leopard seals are large, carnivorous mammals that are native to the Southern Ocean surrounding Antarctica. They are named for their distinctive spotted coat and are known for their powerful jaws and sharp teeth. Leopard seals are one of the top predators in the Antarctic ecosystem and are known to prey on a variety of other animals, including seals, penguins, and fish. Even though they have cute faces and whiskers, they’re still aggressive predators that have been known to drown human beings. One researcher was killed in Antarctic waters after an aggressive leopard seal attacked him while snorkeling. Seals will kill any other warm-blooded prey, and that includes other seals (via Best Life Online).

These Animals Are Much More Dangerous Than You Thought
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Lion

Even though you might already know that lions are dangerous, they’re even more dangerous than you think. Observing these animals during a safari in Africa is relatively safe, but because they’re unpredictable, it’s recommended you keep your windows closed and limbs inside the vehicle during a safari. It is especially important to be careful around predators like lions, which are adapted to hunting and killing other animals. They kill an average of 100 humans every single year (via Best Life Online).

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