The world we live in is magnificent in every way possible - more so when it comes to the beautiful animals that call Earth their home. With millions of species found across the globe, there is no shortage of personalities when it comes to the animals on our planet. While we, as humans, tend to gravitate towards the calmer, friendlier, and playful animals like dogs and cats, there are more than a handful of animals out there that will leave you quivering in fear. Here are 10 ferocious animals you don't want to come face to face with.
MEET the tiny eight-year-old reptile ranger who spends his days cuddling up to alligators and giant snakes. Daredevil youngster, Charlie Parker, has helped his parents care for the animals at Ballarat Wildlife Park in Victoria, Australia, since the moment he was able to walk. Charlie, who has his very own pint-sized ranger uniform, held his first snake when he was one and tackled his very first crocodile just two years later. And now, in and around his time at school, Charlie interacts with the animals more than ever – and has big dreams of becoming a professional zookeeper like his idol, Steve Irwin.
Almost every country in the world has a national animal, bird, flower, song or any other national symbols that the country recognises itself with. But did you know some countries have a national animal that actually doesn’t exist? These countries have a mythical animal as their national animal. This animal, in most cases, played a significant part in the country’s history and is given this status to recognise its role.Here are 8 countries in the world that have a mythical national animal