It is considered that only the southern tropical sea full of dangerous for human beings and there only should be used with caution. However, in the Russian moderate climate meet the inhabitants of the waters, meeting with which should be avoided. One danger ascribes only a popular rumor, but with other really better not to meet.
The great raft spider, or the spider-hunter (Dolomedes plantarius), living along the banks of rivers, lakes and swamps is actually on the verge of extinction, so meeting with him is unlikely. In Russia, the spread of Western-Palearctic species of this family of spiders, mainly living in the Samara region and the Republic of Karelia. The size of females plantarius can reach 25 mm. the Spiders are hunters able to dive and move quickly through the water. They feed mainly on insects, but can attack young fish and tadpoles. For humans the bite of plantaris painful, the pain may persist for several weeks, but a lethal danger to humans, the spider is not.
Folk people call the hair-worm, that live in open water, Russia, horsehair, living in water and capable of penetrating the human body, usually through the heel, while bathing. Once under the skin, horsehair allegedly moving towards the heart, causing unbearable pain and itching of the skin. Remove it from telecities impossible. Actually for a person hair quite harmless: Continue reading
People are afraid of many things: heights, the dark, enclosed space, and the like. Our material is devoted to this subject of fear with which we meet not often. However, if you meet me, you will not forget already never. Let’s talk about the most dangerous fish in the world!
12. Large tiger fish is a ruthless predator, living mainly in the waters of the African Congo river.
This creature has a terrifying blue and yellow eyes and two rows of sharp 5-inch teeth — the perfect murder weapon! This fish is very well developed sight and hearing. Once recognizing the prey, the hunter accelerates to 100 km/h and will not miss it. From such prosecution to the victim, alas, can not escape. Fishing enthusiasts appreciate the process of catching a big tiger fish for the tension, excitement and always the heady taste of victory in case of a successful outcome!
11. Catfish that live in South and Southeast Asia, can be more than two meters long and weighing about a hundred pounds!
In India there is a tradition to burn the dead, and then give the ashes to the river water. Some huge fish were accustomed to feed on the remains of corpses. The researchers believe that it is the fact that catfish have taste this food, they often attack bathers, for the latter often ends in death!
10. Piraiba from the family of catfish inhabits the Amazon and other rivers of South America. Continue reading
At the mention of the dangers of tropical seas anyone remembers just about the sharks. As if the only purpose of their life is hunting for divers in order to satisfy their insatiable appetite. In some places, sharks very much, but it’s far from those satanic creatures, which gives us our imagination.
Photographers trying to take pictures of sharks up close, know very well that at the slightest attempt to approach the sharks, they swim away. Really, dangerous animals are rare, but at the meeting, they always attack. In addition, we should not forget that sharks are strong predators, standing at the head of the food chain of the underwater world that they are very functionally arranged and very aggressive when attacking.
Therefore, when bathing in such waters should be excluded the following risky actions: being on the surface of the water don’t need to beat on her arms and legs (resembling a wounded fish), you should not swim in the Harbor, and muddy waters, to hunt with a harpoon gun (vibration and blood attract and excite sharks), dive at night in shark and try to offer them food. If you are a shark comes, do not rush to their heels: turn around to face her, but your behavior is to stay calm.
Castorini having a frightening appearance, is actually harmless, if they are not injured and no one bothers. These include Moray eels (Muraenidae), which sometimes reach a phenomenal size, and despite its reputation, in fact timid and shy. Or Barracuda, with their frightening appearance and enormous teeth; they sometimes gather in flocks of up to several hundred individuals and swam close to the divers, but not attacking them. Continue reading