Top 9 Sᴄᴀʀʏ Looking ʜᴀʀᴍless Animals In The World

Being small or looking beautiful doesn’t mean that one animals is ʜᴀʀᴍless. Small mosquitoes and attractive box jelly fishes comes under the list of world’s most ᴅᴀɴɢᴇʀous animal species. At the same time many ғʀɪɢʜᴛening looking animals never ᴀᴛᴛᴀᴄᴋ human beings or other animals. Followings are 9 sᴄᴀʀʏ looking ʜᴀʀᴍless animals in the world.

Milk Snake

Milk snakes are species of king snake mainly found within region of Southeastern Canada. The resemblance of this snake with ᴠᴇɴᴏᴍᴏᴜs coral snake make wrong assumption on many people that it a ʜᴀʀᴍful snake. It help milk snakes to keep away many predators and this species of snake is completely ʜᴀʀᴍless.

It is quite hard to recognize the variation in color pattern of coral and milk snakes. The the red color next to black are milk snakes and red next to yellow are coral snakes. They feed on insects, earthworms and slugs.


The ғʀɪɢʜᴛening appearance, eating ᴅᴇᴀᴅ ʙᴏᴅɪᴇs, terrifying wingspan makes vultures too sᴄᴀʀʏ bird. But in real world it is ʜᴀʀᴍless one, won’t ᴀᴛᴛᴀᴄᴋ for a living body like to have ᴅᴇᴀᴅ ʙᴏᴅɪᴇs. Vultures have sharp beaks and claws, but they used these tools only for cut down the ᴅᴇᴀᴅ ᴀɴɪᴍᴀʟ ʙᴏᴅɪᴇs.

They are highest flyers in species of birds, sometimes they fly at 37000 feet height, remember the height of everest is 29029 feet. They also travel long distances in searching for food. Vultures also have strong stomach, can diet 90% of ʙᴏɴᴇs within the food.

Basking Shark

Basking sharks are the second largest fish in the world. They grows up to a length of 33 feet, this large size and wide open mouth make it to look so ᴅᴀɴɢᴇʀous. Actually they are filter feeders and not at all ᴀɢɢʀᴇssɪve, fishes are becomes main food, never ᴀᴛᴛᴀᴄᴋ humans.

Their snout have a conical shape, slits help to open the mouth so widely. Basking sharks open their mouth while they travel in sea and their body filtered out all water. In that way basking sharks get enough food. They spend most of time and feeding at surface of ocean. During winter season they goes to deep ocean.

Manta Ray

It is the largest one of all species of rays in ocean, found within sub tropical and tropical waters. Thy grow up to a size of 25 feet, have large forward facing mouth and fins. Manta rays are completely ʜᴀʀᴍless even though they are large in size, known as devil fish.

Actually divers swim along with them in tropical waters. They travel over deep sea alone or in group, sometimes associate with other species of fish. Small fishes are main food of manta rays.

Camel Spider

There was a myth exists about camel spiders in middle Eastern countries for a long time that they have size up to half of a grown man and they eat human flesh. They are actually not comes within family of spiders, member of arachnida class. They only have size of few inches and not ᴅᴇᴀᴅly to humans.

Camel spiders can travel at speed of 10 miles per hour. They have very strong jaws and seize the preys easily, feed on insects, rodents, lizards and small birds.

Giant African Millipede

Giant African millipedes are one of the largest millipedes in the world. It grows up to length of 15 inch and 4 inch in thickness, look like small snakes. In real world they are ʜᴀʀᴍless herbivores, can’t bite and can’t sting. Millipedes coil it’s long body into a spiral shape when it faces the predators.

African millipedes have 250 legs, movement of these small legs seems very attractive. They lives in moist soil, under rocks of rainforest in various part of Africa. The ᴅᴇᴀᴅ leaves are becomes main food of millipedes, called as nutrient recyclers because of this habit.


Gharials are member of gavialidae crocodile family, look exactly like crocodiles. But gharials have long narrow snouts, native to Indian subcontinent. Unlike other members of crocodile family they never ᴀᴛᴛᴀᴄᴋ on humans or other large animals. In fact their jaws can’t hold any large animals.

The elongated narrow snout of gharial holds 110 sharp teeths. But they never ᴀᴛᴛᴀᴄᴋ on other animals, used this tool to catch fishes, frogs and insects.


The only flying mammal in the world that feed on ʙʟᴏᴏᴅ, rest in dark caves, have sharp teeth and sᴄᴀʀʏ looking face. Human ᴀᴛᴛᴀᴄᴋ by vampire ʙᴀᴛᴛʟᴇ is very rare, they suck ʙʟᴏᴏᴅ from cattle ʙᴏᴅɪᴇs. At the same time they never such enough ʙʟᴏᴏᴅ to cause ᴅᴇᴀᴛʜ for their host.

Vampire bats lives in colonies that have members up to 1000. They usually roam in midnights and using their razor sharp teeths such ʙʟᴏᴏᴅ from ʙᴏᴅɪᴇs of cows, goats and other birds. the saliva of this bats also prevent ʙʟᴏᴏᴅ from clotting.

Goliath Birdeater

It is the second largest spider species in the world, native to rainforest of South America. Their hairy body and legs makes  sᴄᴀʀʏ look for them, but not at all ʜᴀʀᴍful for humans. When faces any ᴛʜʀᴇᴀᴛ these spiders rub their abdomen using legs, makes an ɪʀʀɪᴛᴀᴛion to skin.

In fact goliath birdeater have ᴠᴇɴᴏᴍ, but not ʟᴇᴛʜᴀʟ for human beings. As they don’t have teeths this species of spider used to inject it’s saliva into the body of prey, will break down it’s tissues so that the spider can have it easily.

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