Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Ouch! Bites That Hurt the Most

Mother Nature's Kings of Pain

Stings and Bites of Some Animals Are Almost Beyond Endurance, Victims Say

ABC News Medical Unit

Certain members of the animal kingdom have a talent for torture, as those of us who have been unlucky enough to experience it can attest.

Maybe you're swimming at the beach, hiking in the wilderness, or just cleaning out your basement  suddenly you're on fire, dancing or doubled over, staring at an almost invisible wound and wondering how something so small could hurt so horribly.

We have compiled a Top 10 list (in no particular order) of some of the most excruciating stings and bites nature has on offer. Some are potentially deadly, some are not. All are absolutely worth avoiding.

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