The most dangerous and poisonous animals of Russia live near the person. More than half the population of the Russian Federation living on the territory, inhabited by various the most dangerous and poisonous animals of Russia and the most common and renowned are representatives of snake species, a variety of toad, spadefoot toad and the toad, as well as arthropods, represented by spiders and Scorpions.
Representatives poisonous amphibians that settled in the middle lane, belong to the family of true toads, the toad and chesnochnitsu. The European part of Russia were chosen as its habitat the gray toad and the green toad.
Far East was chosen by the Mongolian toad. These animals have venom glands are meant for self-protection against the bites of insects. Secret poisonous toads can “shoot” at a distance of about one meter. Continue reading
Monkfish (Lophius piscatoris), or sea Scorpion, from the squad utilitycompany (Lophiiformes) has a repulsive appearance. He has a huge head, which is the half length of all fish, with big sharp-toothed mouth, mercilessly swallowing the prey: conger eel, red mullet, even small sharks and thousands of sea birds. Being a master of disguise, monkfish, with its dark, often mottled, upper part of the body, almost invisible against the bottom of shallow coastal waters, among the rocks, pebbles and fucus. There he usually likes to lie, podkaraulivaya prey. On both sides of the head, on the edge of the jaw and lips fringed hanging shreds of skin, wiggling in the water, like algae. On each side there are wide fins, and on the back of thin spines with nodular thickening at the end, luring the victim. Monkfish is found in many seas, mainly in the Atlantic and the North sea, all the way to Iceland, at depths of 600 m, but during the spawning season, in spring, it can occur at depths up to 800 m. Spawning mainly occurs to the West of the British Isles. Continue reading
In the Black sea there are marine creatures to be aware of every vacationer because they are unsafe for humans.
Stingray or sea cat, fish length up to one meter, grayish-brown or black. In the middle part of the long tail is serrated on both sides of the spine. His punching power is such that it can penetrate the clothing, shoes. A poison that gets into puncture wounds, very toxic and causes a sharp spasmodic pain, drop in blood pressure, increased heart rate, vomiting, and diarrhea. The fish never attack, and uses his weapons only for self-defense. Most often inclined face fishermen, divers, swimmers sometimes.
Sea dragon has a dark body with pale belly. Are poisonous thorn Gill covers and six first rays of the dorsal fin. This small fish (body length 30-45 cm) is the most poisonous inhabitant of the Black sea. She can dig in the ground, exposed on the surface of the head and spines of the dorsal fin. Continue reading