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The Scariest Things On Earth!

14. Hagfish -

Ok, this creature isn’t going to kill you, but that doesn’t stop it from being one of the most disgusting and nightmare inducing creatures on the planet. This 300 million year old organism expels a viscous substance when attacked that expands upon contact with water, so one squirt can quickly go from a half pint to five gallons in no time. This creates a distraction so the Hagfish can wriggle its way to safety, and fish preying on it often choke on the slime, whose thread like strands are said to be ten times stronger than nylon…

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