You might think your backyard is safe, but there could be a poisonous animals lurking behind the tree or bush which could harm (and in worst cases, even kill) you. A lot of these animals might look harmless, but it’s better to be careful.
Here are a few backyard animals that could get you seriously hurt.
Death Stalking Scorpions
In the insect world, there are the bees which are usually depicted as sweet and friendly, and there are the wasps which are usually linked to a lot of painful stings. Yellow jackets have been known to give outdoor lovers a nasty surprise. They’re attracted to anything that smell sweet (from food to perfume) and even the smell of fish and meat. They also fly around garbage bins and even crash outdoor parties. A single nest can contain 500 to 5000 individuals.
Brazilian Wandering Spiders
Another South and Central America native, this spider can be seen in forest to backyards and even on cloths hangers. They are known to inhibit heavily populated areas like Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo in Brazil. These spiders are known to be one of the most dangerous spiders on earth because of their venom.
Although these animals may end up in your backyard, their danger to usisusually greatly exaggerated.These animals usually don’t attack or bite not unless they’re threatened. Also, you’re basically intruding their natural habitat especially if you live somewhere that was recently developed into a residential area.