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Harmful biodiversity

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Poisonous plants



Major human diseases transmitted by insects



Blood-sucking insects


Stinging insects



Poisonous insects



Venomous spiders


Venomous scorpions


Venomous snakes



Dangerous mammals



Shark attack

We can get quite freaked out by the thought of a shark attack but in fact such attacks are extremely rare. You are more likely to be killed in a motor accident on the way to the beach than by a shark while swimming at the beach. The Great white shark is one of the most feared species of all and yet all the evidence suggests that it does not find humans a tasteful food item.



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