Which is the most dangerous creature in the world?

Not sharks or snakes, but the malarial parasites carried by anopheles mosquitoes. Worldwide, they have killed more people since the Stone Age than those who have perished in wars and natural disasters.

Malaria has been virtually eradicated in the developed countries, but it is still a major killer in tropical regions. Every year the disease causes as many as 2.7 million deaths throughout the world. Almost 75% of those who die are African children.

More reading:
Malaria (Wikipedia)

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