The most terrifying creatures of the Amazon
The depths of the Amazon to hide this, than are dreamed of directors of modern horror. Huge closed ecosystem, which in fact is the entire basin of the river, as if specially populated incredibly tenacious, incredibly dangerous and incredibly bloodthirsty creatures, meeting with them for a person can end only one outcome.
The black caiman
The largest predator in the entire Amazon. Black caiman grows up to five meters in length and can weigh half a ton. Natural Born Killers is the so-called top predators - that is, able to kill and eat any animal at all in their habitat.
Meeting a man with an anaconda will last. Snake swims the penalty perfectly, and even the ability to dive. The adult anaconda enemies in nature, there is little, except that it will converge on a narrow path with the black caiman, and such cases do happen.
Tropical freshwater fish, one of the largest freshwater in the world. This predator eats not only fish, but also small animals who came to drink.
No, not because of stupid - just a form of their faces so. Bull shark or shark bull usual usually in coastal waters and pleasure sneaks into the river. This is one of the most aggressive species of sharks, which without hesitation attack a human.
Perhaps one of the strangest creatures on our planet. Special electric organs allow eels to generate a voltage of up to 1300 V. A sort of floating the stripped wire with a positive charge on the face negative behind. One stroke eel is able to stun a horse, well, the human heart just stops forever.
We can say that the pacu piranha cousin. That's just the teeth have square and resemble a human. What for? Yes to tear off pieces of meat from the sacrifice more.
Cute animal thirty kilogram weight is not very fearful, unlike their European relatives. It is not necessary to approach the Joint selfie to the giant otter, and you can stay without fingers. Locals nicknamed otters "river wolves": getting off to these flocks, they boldly attack the larger predators.
Another name - Brazilian vampire. Tiny catfish commonly parasitic on other fish, climbing to the gills, and drinking the blood there. But she does not care who will be the victim, and in what kind of hole to swim. Due Candiru, smart people in the Amazon celebrate small need not ever. Can you guess why?
Huge teeth of the lower jaw earned gidrolikam vampire glory. However, this fish does not drink blood, but simply swallow their prey whole, planted it in front of this on their cute little teeth. For the kind of person is not dangerous, but it looks really bleak.
Yes, the most that neither is an ordinary, so it's Latin and called, Pygocentrus nattereri. Reputation dangerous to human predator fish is fully deserved, and most of the legends about it (such as the ability to smell blood) is true. Piranhas swim great flocks and attack all together.