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The MOST dangerous fish in the world

Predators Of The Amazon

Amazon – South American river, has a length of 6992,06 km Depth is about 50 m. the Area of the Amazon basin is about the same as the area of the whole of Australia. In the vast waters of this great river co-exist a lot of different animals, most of which are still unexplored by man. From those that are known, some are extremely lethal.

Bloodthirsty piranhas

Piranha – small size of fish (length not over 30 cm and weight less than 1 kg), that induce fear even crocodiles. The teeth of the piranhas are in the shape of triangles, and the gnashing of their upper jaw is clearly at the bottom that provides a stranglehold from which not to get out of the extraction. A school of piranha can strip an animal carcass or a human body in a matter of minutes to the bone. In the waters of the Amazon, there are about 3000 species of this blood-thirsty fish, many of which, incidentally, is not dangerous to humans.

Black caimans

Caimans are the main reptiles of the Amazon, one of the biggest alligators of South America, their length reaches up to 4.5 m And these predators are a danger for animals that live in the river and on the banks, and travelers. The main diet of black caimans is fish, particularly the piranha, aquatic vertebrates, they sometimes prey on large animals, livestock. There have been cases of attacks on people. With his powerful crocodile jaws and ogranichennom able to seriously injure and kill people.

Anaconda, or water boa

Anaconda – the largest snake in the world, sometimes reaching up to 11-12 m in length. She almost spends all the time in the river, occasionally creeping out on the branches of nearby trees in order to bask in the sun. Equivalent opponents water snake no, she eats various mammals, tapirs, agoutis, water birds, caimans, turtles. There were cases of eating large specimens of jaguars, as well as cases of cannibalism. Attacking with lightning speed, yet his powerful body wraps around prey and suffocating. Then a mouth that can stretch to incredible sizes, slowly absorbs the carcass. Attacks Anaconda on the person are not many, most of them can be explained by the fact that the snake was mistaken people for their continued production, or was defending himself when she was hunting.

Other predatory animals of the Amazon

Of the inhabitants of the Amazon is also a great danger to the people present:

river stingrays that are holders of a poisonous thorn on his tail, accidentally stepped on a Stingray the human animal can cause significant harm;

– sharks-bulls are the most dangerous sharks in the world, most other fish attack people;

– electric eels, they are special cells capable of creating electric discharges In capacity of 600;

arapaima – sized fish, with “armored” scales, and numerous teeth, which are located even in the language;

– fish-parasite Vandalia, there are cases where it has been introduced into the urethra of a person, without surgical intervention such cases are not cost.

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