The 10 Most Dangerous Animals In The Ocean

On second thought, I think I'll stick on land.

K Thor Jensenby K Thor Jensen
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If you’re hitting the beach this summer, we salute you. There’s nothing healthier than soaking up some rays, cracking a few beers and taking a dip in Nature’s greatest swimming pool. But the ocean might not actually be the healthiest place to hang out, because the current occupants can be pretty damn nasty. Water covers 2/3 of the Earth’s surface, and lurking in the depths is a staggering assortment of vicious, hungry and poisonous creatures that can kill you faster than you can get a sunburn. So if you want yet another reason to not venture too far into those waters, come with us as we share a rogue’s gallery of the most dangerous beasts in the ocean. Don’t say we didn’t warn you!

The 10 Most Dangerous Animals In The Ocean

So remember, while we are not telling you to completely stay out of the water, we are telling you to try your best to stay away from any creature that is hanging out and going for a swim. Hey, we’re just giving you a heads up.

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