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Where can become dinner: dangerous places for recreation

August 28 2007
17:14

The paradox, but true: people have always had an irresistible attraction to the whole mysterious and dangerous. Formidable predators that live in oceans and on land, poisonous snakes and blood-thirsty insects - the mere thought of them can cause palpitations, but the passion for knowledge is always stronger.

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The American magazine Forbes Traveler has published a list of dangerous places for recreation, where tourists are most likely to encounter predators.

In the first place was the coast of Cape Town - It is home to white sharks - travelers can take a diving tour to close look at the huge fish.

Second place went to Australian Kakadu park - here visitors can meet the saltwater crocodiles - the most dangerous reptile world, and in the nearby restaurants - try the steak of the crocodile meat.

In third place was Tanzania, which are home to the largest population of lions - tourists go to the safari tours, despite the frequent cases of aggression from predators.

Fourth place was taken by the Canadian province of Manitoba, on the northern boundary of which inhabited by many polar bears.

In fifth place were Indian national parks where you can admire the man-eating Bengal tigers.

The list also includes the places inhabited by the Venezuelan anacondas, the Indonesian Komodo lizards, piranhas Amazon, American and Mexican grizzly giant squid.

Meanwhile, according to estimates of the University of Florida, who reviewed the statistics from the early 1990's, every year in the U.S. shark attacks occur 0.4 deaths. Found, so that the sharks cause less harm to humanity than many other animals.

Cougars kill 0.6 lives per year, snakes - 15 dogs - 18, and deer - 180 (of the victims are motorists who are killed in accidents caused by collisions with deer).

Here 's list of the most dangerous animals to humans (statistics conducted on the number of people killed by these animals):

1.Malyariyny mosquito
2.Aziatskaya cobra
3.Avstraliyskaya jellyfish
4.Bolshaya white shark
5.Afrikansky lion
6.Avstraliysky crocodile
7.Afrikansky elephant
8.Polyarny bear
9.Kapsky buffalo
10.Yadovitaya dark frog

Irina Kapustina

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