Which is the more venomous rattlesnake or cobra

Ranking: The ten most dangerous snakes in the world

Many people's fear of snakes is justified. Every year five million people are bitten by the animals, for example 50,000 people die from the consequences of a snakebite.

Spiders are not to be joked with either. Especially in winter we meet the reptiles again and again because then they are looking for warmth. We tell you which spiders you should especially stay away from.

Jellyfish are tough too, killing around 100 people every year. The small specimens are usually particularly dangerous. We have put together for you what the ten most dangerous jellyfish in the world are, how poisonous which are and how which poison works.

There are also other sea creatures that are not to be trifled with: fish. The shark kills the most people each year, but it's not even the most dangerous fish in the world. You can read here who deserves this title, which specimens are poisonous or just bite badly.

The animal that kills most people every year is a different one, by the way - and hardly anyone has it on their radar. The absolute beast is the mosquito! How many people she kills and who is also a proven killer, you can read in our overview with the 15 most dangerous animals in the world.