The world is full of interesting animals, many of which have given out phobias to a number of people. However, some might actually be quite harmless to us. On the other hand, some may seem harmless but are actually quite deadly. It is easy to misunderstand a horrific looking creature but often times just because something looks scary doesn’t mean it poses any direct threat to us. The animal kingdom is full of surprises. Here are 10 scary creatures that will haunt your dreams. Advertorial image by Jeff Chang.
Considered to be the largest spider in the world, the Goliath Birdeater is found in the rain forests of South America. When threatened, the birdeater will rub hairs off of its abdomen that are extremely irritating. Despite its name, this spider rarely feasts on birds.
Found in the eastern Pacific Ocean, these squid are some of the largest in the world and are known to show some aggression towards humans. What makes them truly scary are the 100-200 suckers on each arm lined with razor sharp teeth, which they use to drag their prey towards their large beaks.