Experts warn of most dangerous animals in Texas.

Alissa Rose

Texas is known for its live music, lovely hot temperatures, and food, but did you know that more people die from animal attacks in Texas than in any other state.

If you come in contact with any of these dangerous animals of Texas, they can kill you.

The animal usually does not attack people unless they feel threatened and in danger.

Here is the list of the most dangerous animals in Texas, so let's have a look.

1. kissing bug

Kissing bugs are usually small and harmless in appearance. If the feces of the kissing bug gets into someone's body, the parasite can infect the person and cause the fatal Chagas disease.

Eleven different kissing bug species are found throughout the entire Southern United States but in the highest diversity and density in the American Southwest, including Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona.

They usually appear brown and black and can hide in cracks and holes in the home.

According to the Mayo Clinic, symptoms of Chagas disease may occur.

  • Fever
  • Headache
  • swelling at the site of infection
  • Diarrhea, Vomiting, and Nausea
  • Fatigue
  • Enlargement of your liver or spleen
  • Rash
  • Eyelid swelling
  • Body aches

2. Striped Bark Scorpion

The sting of the Texas scorpion is not generally considered fatal to humans, but it can be very painful.

The body color of the striped bark scorpion varies from yellowish to tan. There are 18 different scorpion species in Texas, and they can grow up to 2.5 inches in size.

If the striped bark scorpion stings, you will experience intense pain, swelling, difficulty breathing, and vomiting.

Are you worried about dangerous animals in Texas? Give your opinion in the comment section, and if you think more people should read this article, share it on social media and with your friends and family.

Disclaimer: This article is only for informational purposes. It is not medical advice, and if any of these dangerous animals bite you, please consult a doctor.

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