Gustave the Crocodile – a Legend and a Killer

On the continent of Africa, in the muddy current of the Ruzizi River to the blue water of Lake Tanganyika lies a man-eating monster. Burundi natives fear him for he has allegedly killed over 300 people. The monster is an enormous Nile crocodile, and his name is Gustave. The people of Burundi have spoke of … Continue reading Gustave the Crocodile – a Legend and a Killer

What Exotic Animals Are the Most Dangerous to Keep? – Attack/Death Statistics

https://www.bornfreeusa.org/ maintains a database of exotic animal incidents that occur in the United States. Such incidents include but are not limited to: animal escapes, human injuries, human fatalities, and injuries to animals. The database has records from 1990 to present day, and include incidents from accredited and non-accredited zoos, circuses, and pet owners. After examining … Continue reading What Exotic Animals Are the Most Dangerous to Keep? – Attack/Death Statistics

How to Prevent a Shark Attack – Minimizing the Risk

Unless climate change causes sharknadoes to form, the possibility of being attacked by a shark only exists if you are in a body of water inhabited by sharks. Chances of an unprovoked attack are extremely low (read: https://the-worlds-deadliest.com/2020/04/05/odds-of-being-fatally-attacked-by-a-shark/), but do happen. However, preventative measures can be taken to minimize the risk of a shark attack. … Continue reading How to Prevent a Shark Attack – Minimizing the Risk

Odds of Being Fatally Attacked by a Shark?

The good news is the chance of being killed by a shark is low, extremely low. 1 in 3.75 million, worldwide!* Being struck by lightning is 242 times more likely to happen in your lifetime. Great White (Photo credit: https://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/latest-news/shark-attack-great-white-shark-16894821) But, let’s say you so happened to be attacked by a shark. What kind of … Continue reading Odds of Being Fatally Attacked by a Shark?

A True Man-Eater. What Kind of Animal Has Killed the Most Humans, Singlehandedly?

Often, I used to ask myself this question. There are many animals I thought it could be. But, without doing a little research, I could never be certain. I was not surprised by the answer, but had not considered this animal: The Bengal Tiger. During the late 1800s and early 1900s, the Champawat Tiger was … Continue reading A True Man-Eater. What Kind of Animal Has Killed the Most Humans, Singlehandedly?

Fear the Surface: Five Crocodile Horror Stories

Bone-chilling. I cannot imagine being in any one of these situations. Since I was young, crocodiles have been at the top of my “Most Feared” list. Prayers to the family members and friends. Click the link below: https://shadowreports.com/2011/04/13/eaten-alive-five-killer-croc-attacks-part-one-22-hours-in-hell/