10 Of The Deadliest Creatures Lurking In The Amazon Jungle

It’s actually no secret that when you decide to go camping in the Amazon jungle, you are bound to run into some animals that are looking to end your life. The following animals, for the most part, don’t live anywhere else in the world because they would be eradicated because they are so dangerous. These animals are also thriving because the Amazon jungle is one that is so deep and so dark and so remote that even if people want to come looking for a special kind of animal, it would be hard to find out. Check out our list of 10 of the scariest, most shocking creatures in the Amazon jungle.


While the legend of the piranha has been inflated a bit, this is still a fish that can be quite dangerous. This creature is especially dangerous because it eats meat and travels in large schools. One piranha might not be all that scary, but 20 or 30 that all have the bloodlust.

Brazilian Wandering Spider

The Brazilian Wandering Spider is considered one of the most venomous spiders on the planet. Their venom causes intense pain and if left untreated can lead to paralysis. These spiders got their wandering name because they spend nights walking on the ground looking for prey.