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7 tiny but deadly creatures

By: Bryan Nelson on Sept. 25, 2013, 5:43 p.m.
Deathstalker scorpion on rock-covered ground

Photo: Ester Inbar [CC by 1.0]/Wikimedia Commons

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Don't underestimate them

They say you shouldn't sweat the small stuff, but you might reconsider that notion after looking at this list. It just so happens that many of the deadliest creatures on Earth are also some of the tiniest (like the deathstalker scorpion shown here.) In fact, it's the diminutive size of these animals that makes them so terrifying: you might never see them coming. (Text: Bryan Nelson)