Nature can be a wonderful and entirely enchanting world, providing everything humans need to stay alive. As well as giving us food and water, it also delivers breath-taking beauty and wonderful locations. However, nature isn’t always pleasant. It also offers some rather unpleasant things, from natural disasters to harmful organisms that can cause immense pain. Animals, insects and even plants can induce horrendous agony in people with their attack or defense mechanisms and in this article we look at the absolute worst examples in the world.
Otherwise known as synanceia, stonefish are arguably the most dangerous fish in the sea thanks to their deadly venom that can easily kill a healthy adult. Found mainly in Australian waters, it can attack humans and other animals using very sharp spines that it carries along its back. Those who have been stung say that the pain is almost instant and is like being hit by a sledgehammer.