Southwest Florida is a tourist dream with sandy beaches, sunshine, and minor league baseball. But stray too far from civilization, and it can get pretty scary. Did Brian Laundrie kill himself because he was overwhelmed with guilt, or was it because he was about to be eaten? All they found was skeletal remains.
Let’s face it, there’s a lot of things down here trying to kill you. There’s 6 venomous snakes in Florida, and only 2 of them were deadly enough to make this list. Our tropical environment brings danger, both on the land and in the water. The only thing we’re missing is flying death. Fortunately the Pterodactyls got knocked out by evolution, or a giant meteor, or aliens, or whatever. Imagine being out golfing, maybe shooting 2 under on the 15th, it’s a beautiful day and BAM a pterodactyl scoops you up for lunch. This has to be the reason why cavemen didn’t golf.
Ranker took a look at the most dangerous animals here in the sunshine state. I wanted to add “Snowbird behind the wheel of a car” but decided to stick to the Florida animals that live here year round. So here we go, with 14 animals in Florida that can kill you.