Africa is populated by some of the most bizarre, beautiful and deadly animals on earth. Some, like the black widow spider and the snouted cobra, kill in just minutes with lethal venom while others like the rhino and cape buffalo kill with devastating horns and crushing force. Now, we've landed in Africa to examine the continent's deadliest natural killers and the dangerous effects they have on their victims.
From the beaches of Rio and the wetlands of Pantanal to the deepest jungles of the Amazon, Brazil boasts some of the most diverse and deadly wildlife on the planet. Its snakes, spiders and scorpions are renowned as man-killers, black caiman stalk its waterways and new species of deadly killers continue to emerge from the once-pristine jungles. Now we're examining the tactics and weaponry used by Brazil's premier predators and revealing why humans can only ever be cautious visitors to these wild domains.
Africa is a land of extreme animals that have evolved over millions of years to become master predators. From the spotted hyena and the lion to the black mamba snake and mighty rock python, these killers all posses unique hunting techniques and strategies that can have devastating effects on a human victim. Now we're digging in to learn what it takes to survive nature's deadliest in Africa.