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Great hunting skill of the “gunner” animals

To survive in a dangerous animal world, each species needs to equip themselves with appropriate survival skills. Many species have chosen to evolve to become “gunners”, specializing in remote attacks instead of “leaf armor” battles to deal with prey.

Fish archers – shoot accurately bait up to 2m

Archery fish is the nickname of the pompano, the scientific name is Toxotidae. This family of fish consists of 7 species, distributed in the Indian Ocean and Pacific waters.
This is the most formidable gunner of the animal world because of its ability to accurately shoot prey up to 2m away – a distance 10 times larger than the body length less than 20cm. Archers often swim and observe insects and small animals on branches near the water. After that, they will gently approach and defeat the prey.
With a specially formed mouth, archery fish can utilize the dynamics of water to create spray force. Specifically, it adjusted the velocity and shape of the jet of water sprayed in the air, creating a flow of water with force 6 times the force of the jaw muscle. They can even estimate the weight of their prey to use the right amount of water, which helps them to be effective and still effective.

This spray can easily shoot prey that is sitting on the tree and falls on the water. The rest is simply swimming and “cup”.

Chameleon – catch prey lies 1.5 times more than the body length

Chameleon is one of the top assassins, likened to the small animal ninja world. Not only talented disguise “naturalization”, deceiving the enemy, the chameleon also possesses a very dangerous remote attack weapon, that is the tongue.
The attack with the tongue is fast, powerful and amazingly accurate. By using high-speed video and X-ray film, two Dutch biologists calculated the tongue of the chameleon rushing out of its mouth at speeds of up to 6m / s. It can catch prey located farther than 1.5 body length.

They also found that the lizard’s tongue accelerated from 0 to 6m/s in about 20 ms (milliseconds), so fast that it did not follow the general vital energy rules in muscles. Until now, scientists have yet to explain this extraordinary “tongue-thrust” mechanism.
In addition to skills such as good swimming, superior tree climbing, body discoloration and especially stereoscopic eyes with independently rotating pupils, the chameleon has a wide range of views. It can be said that chameleon converges almost full of elements of an ideal assassin.

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The most dangerous predators in the wild world

1) Killer whale: sea gods
The only surviving species of the genus Orcinus, killer whales are being actively protected by animal conservation organizations. They also have many different names like tigerfish, black dolphin or sea wolf. The large fish diet is quite diverse with prey like walruses, sea lions, seals, small dolphins, …

2) Siberian Tiger: the world’s largest striped cat breed
Compared to the reputation of killing tigers of Bengal tigers, the large Siberian tiger is considered more gentle. This mottled cat friend despises small prey and favors big prey like brown bear and black bear.

3) Deathstalker scorpion: serial killer
The poisonous scorpion Deathstalker is only found in North Africa and the Middle East but is responsible for more than 75% of scorpion deaths every year around the world.
4) Wild Fossa: Madagascar island god
The Fossa is a carnivorous animal shaped like a wild cat half a mountain lion. In the natural environment of Madagascar, they occupy the top position as a brutal, opportunistic predator. From rats to wild pigs, no species will escape the teeth and claws of the adult Fossa.
5) Brown Recluse Spider: small monsters come and go like a wind
These eight-legged predators often hide in dark holes in the home or under the decaying bark of the outdoors. If they are bothered, they will jump up and bite.

Brown Recluse venom bite will cause severe skin ulcers leading to necrosis. Scary that when attacked, the victim did not feel any pain.

6) Frog Poison Dart: a small animal carrying a neurotoxin on its back
This is not a frog prince in fairy tales! Their shiny and colorful skin has enough toxins to defeat dozens of Asians.

7) Jellyfish Box Jellyfish box: the most unique species in the soft family
Unlike other jellyfish, box jellyfish do not float in the water but actively chase prey and actively spray venom to control the object. In particular, in each attack, the amount of toxins in its dozens of tentacles was enough to kill 60 people.

8) Stonefish devil fish: camouflage no opponent
When swimming in saltwater areas in the Indian Ocean, Pacific Ocean, Caribbean Sea and Florida coast, you must carefully look down at your feet to avoid hitting the world’s only fish!

9) Hyena: wild breeds on pastures

Under daylight, this half-breed dog-like animal usually doesn’t feel intimidating. Only when night falls, the hyena’s bright eyes will be able to scare anyone weak.

The reason why wild dogs live popularly in Africa is present in the list of evil predators located in their body-eating behavior. Although it only happened in the state of war and plague, the special love for the villain’s dead body in the movie “The Lion King” still scared us.
 10) Sea lions: the hunting machine is about to become extinct

Although considered a highly skilled predator, the risk of permanent loss of sea lions is completely real. Now around the world, you can only find the last 5 genera of this species.

Because mainly living in the North Pacific, the submarine predator must be directly affected by global warming phenomena. Climate change has melted and destroyed the habitat of a range of larger fish and animals such as seals, making sea lions inadequate.