The BEST Episodes of 72 Dangerous Animals: Latin America
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Feb 8, 2021
Following the international success of 72 Dangerous Animals Australia comes the next instalment in this popular franchise – 72 Dangerous Animals Latin America. This enthralling series takes a look at 72 of Latin America’s most deadly animals, from the depths of the Amazon jungle to the peaks of Patagonia, this extraordinary environment is home to some fascinating and dangerous creatures. With explanatory graphics, animation and eyewitness accounts each animal is investigated to determine just how dangerous and life threatening it is.
#1 - Episode 1
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Dec 22, 2017
Its bite force and night vision make the jaguar the jungle's "killer of killers," but the fer-de-lance pit viper's flesh-rotting venom is devastating.
#2 - Episode 10
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 22, 2017
The Brazilian yellow scorpion is one of the species' most venomous, but a tiny, parasite-bearing snail has a much bigger and more devastating effect.
#3 - Episode 11
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 22, 2017
The dive-bombing harpy eagle feeds on monkeys and wild pigs, while the maned wolf is more the victim of bad PR than an actual threat.
#4 - Episode 4
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Dec 22, 2017
Creatures such as the tarantula and the Gila monster are nightmares of myth and legend -- but also a surprising treasure trove for medical science.
#5 - Episode 8
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 22, 2017
The murky rivers of the tropics contain a shocking surprise: the electric eel. The cute capybara and the furry llama can be surprisingly treacherous.
#6 - Episode 2
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Dec 22, 2017
Orcas possess awesome speed, power and intelligence, but the rattlesnake, black widow spider and even the mosquito challenge them in dangerousness.
#7 - Episode 3
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Dec 22, 2017
Despite dwindling numbers, the Humboldt squid's beak is deadly, but the Brazilian wandering spider's fangs and venom are ruthlessly efficient.
#8 - Episode 9
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 22, 2017
The elephant seal's crushing head-butt is a killer skill, but the bites of both the Amazonian giant centipede and the vampire bat are horrifying.
#9 - Episode 6
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Dec 22, 2017
The boa constrictor crushes the life out of its victims and the bullet ant's sting is painful, but the assassin caterpillar lives up to its name.
#10 - Episode 5
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Dec 22, 2017
The oceanic whitetip shark is infamous for attacking shipwreck survivors. On land, packs of feral dogs are becoming a serious threat to human life.
#11 - Episode 12
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 22, 2017
The top 11 "fearsome finalists" from previous episodes, including bugs, bats, spiders and snakes, battle it out for the No. 1 spot.
#12 - Episode 7
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 22, 2017
A friendly-looking but deadly seal prowls the frigid waters off the tip of South America. The recluse spider's sting is painful, then rots away flesh.