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Find out which species are among the deadliest twelve animals in: Costa Rica, the Amazon, Asia and the Asia Pacific.

The world is home to an array of creatures that have evolved to survive harsh environments and brutal competition. Find out which species are among the deadliest twelve animals in: Costa Rica, the Amazon, Asia and the Asia Pacific.

- Costa Rica
- Amazon
- Asia
- Asia Pacific


  • World's Deadliest Animals: Deep, The
    Oceans cover two thirds of our planet. These five massive bodies of water create the largest eco system on the planet. The Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Arctic and Antarctic Oceans contain some of the most dangerous animals on earth.
  • World's Deadliest Animals: Desert To Grassland
    The Desert and Grassland's Deadly Dozen begins with the world's fastest rattler: the sidewinder. Then we travel to Africa for a close up look at one of the world's deadliest - and tiniest - arachnids, the six-eyed sand spider.
  • World's Deadliest Animals: Forests
    Featuring twelve of the deadliest creatures hiding in the forest. They hunt in the dense underbrush, high in the forest canopy and emerge from underground to do battle on the forest floor. Each one of these animals is equipped with unique adaptations for survival - including deadly weaponry and cunning strategies.
  • World's Deadliest Animals: Australia
  • World's Deadliest Animals: India
  • World's Deadliest Animals: Asia Pacific
    Asia is the largest and most populated continent on the planet. Here people compete for space with some of the most impressive animals in the world. Take a journey into their domain for a close-up look at their lethal abilities: how they hunt, kill, and defend. And see what happens if we get in their way. They are Asia's Deadly Dozen.
  • World's Deadliest Animals: Amazon
    The steamy jungles of the Amazon region reverberate with the sound of screeches, growls and grunts. These are the noises of creatures hidden in the trees vying with one another for survival in the forest.
  • World's Deadliest Animals: Urban Jungle
    We might think our cities of glass, concrete and steel are immune to the dangers of nature. But we're wrong. Wild creatures survive and even thrive in the heart of the city. Among these many species is an exceptional group of twelve - an assembly of mammals, arachnids, and reptiles equipped with an arsenal of predatory and defensive skills and weaponry.
  • World's Deadliest Animals: North America
  • World's Deadliest Animals: Africa
    Witness freak encounters, unexpected assaults and killer animal instincts -- these are the world's weirdest sneak attacks. In South Africa, a cyclist is suddenly slammed by an antelope traveling at 30 mph. In North Carolina, a 250-lb gator wanders into a highway ditch and the relocation efforts are disastrous.
  • World's Deadliest Animals: Asia
    Stretching from the North Pole to the tropics, Asia is the largest continent on earth. It is the highest and most populated, and life here is harsh. To survive, the animals that inhabit this continent have evolved into the toughest of the tough.
  • World's Deadliest Animals: World's Biggest Cave
    In 2009 a team of British cavers went on an expedition deep within the jungle of central Vietnam. To their amazement they discovered an enormous cave which they believe to be the biggest in the world. The team, the first humans ever to enter the cave, travelled 6 kilometres underground until their way was blocked by a gigantic rock face they dubbed 'The Great Wall of Vietnam'. Now they have returned, but this time with the right equipment to climb the wall and with a geologist and zoologist to discover if this is indeed the Biggest Cave in the World and what secrets lie deep within?
  • World's Deadliest Animals: Costa Rica
    From the parched deserts of Southwestern USA to lush forests of the Costa Rican mountains, this episode covers some of the most diverse ecosystems on the planet. The creatures here have adapted to survive in an extraordinary variety of habitats, and that means a diverse array of weapons.
  • World's Deadliest Animals: Pack Hunters
    Some of the deadliest predators in the animal kingdom owe their success to the fact that they don't kill alone.
  • World's Deadliest Animals: Ultimate Predators
    Sitting high atop the food chain, these are the predators that even predators fear: the Apex Predators.
  • World's Deadliest Animals: Predator Weapons
    In this episode, we look at how predators have evolved specific weapons that make them efficient killing machines.
  • World's Deadliest Animals: Predator Superpowers
    These creatures take everyday abilities to the extreme, and some have powers far removed from the usual. In the battle of life and death, these animals have a wild card and they use it to the detriment of their foes.
  • World's Deadliest Animals: Animal Battles
    This episode looks at the epic struggles that ensue when predators seek to make a meal out of their prey; while the prey use every weapon at their disposal to survive.