Mention the word ‘hornets’ and people will usually gasp and run for cover. They’re even included in the Bible where God sent a hornet to drive out his enemies from Canaan, so they had a bad rap even then.
A Paradox you might never have considered.
This list was developed by the Australian Museum in Sydney. Museum staff rated animals out of 10 based on the threat they pose, combined with the likelihood of encountering one.