As if you didn't have enough to fear already
Think of the scariest, most horrifying creatures out there, and what do we have? Great whites? Sure. Black widows? Uh-huh. Deathstalker scorpions? Oh, boy. Keep us away from all three.
Though, while humans cower at the frightening animals we know about, what are we to do about those we don't? Indeed, every day scientists are finding new species just as gross, just as venomous and just as dangerous as the ones we already fear. Don't believe us? Here are ten of the most terrifying species discovered just since 2011.
Before the advent of agriculture 10,000 years ago, humans got their food by hunting, gathering, and fishing. Scientists are turning to these ancient me... More Before the advent of agriculture 10,000 years ago, humans got their food by hunting, gathering, and fishing. Scientists are turning to these ancient methods of subsistence for insights into how we can feed our growing global population in years to come—without overwhelming the planet. In its September 2014 issue, National Geographic magazine explores the evolution of the human diet across a wide spectrum of cultures: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/foodfeatures/evolution-of-diet/ By 2050 we'll need to feed two billion more people. Click here for a special eight-month series exploring how we can do that—without overwhelming the planet: http://food.nationalgeographic.com.
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