Lions and Tigers and Bears—Oh, My!

The deadliest beasts in the animal kingdom aren't all the usual suspects
By Sophie Goldstein,  Newser User
Posted Sep 21, 2007 2:16 PM CDT

(Newser) – Surprise, surprise—the deadliest animal is the mosquito! Carrying diseases like malaria, skeeters cause over 2 million deaths a year. LiveScience tells you what else to keep an eye peeled for:

  1. Mosquito
  2. Asian cobra
  3. Australian box jellyfish

  1. Great white shark
  2. African lion
  3. Australian saltwater crocodile
  4. Elephant
  5. Polar bear
  6. Cape buffalo
  7. Poison dart frog