Top 10 Animals That Can Make You Deaf

The loud animals that can make noises that are so loud that you can go deaf.
The Top Ten
1 Tiger Pistol Shrimp

The tiger pistol shrimp has been confirmed the loudest animal on earth. By snapping its claw into a gun-cocked position, it can snap them shut almost instantaneously. As the claws are going to hit each other, they create bubbles that collapse, and when they do, they (for a very short period of time)reach the temperature of the sun. The bubbles move at 60 miles per hour and releases sounds of up to 218 decibels. That can be heard a lot more than 500 miles away, and it beats the former loudest animal by 30 decibels, the blue whale, which can emit sounds as high as 188 decibels. This means the blue whale is louder than grenade explosion and jet takeoff/engine, but the tiger pistol shrimp can make sounds louder than volcano eruption and gunshots. It uses this as a weapon by stunning enemies because of immense sound. This animal should be #1 on this list because it is.

2 Blue Whale The blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus) is a marine mammal and a baleen whale. Reaching a maximum confirmed length of 29.9 meters (98 ft) and weighing up to 199 metric tons (196 long tons; 219 short tons), it is the largest animal known to have ever existed. The blue whale's long and slender body can... read more

This dude is very loud, (thanks for helping me with my science homework)!

Yeah I agree blue are loud naturally.-. Uh der

3 Howler Monkey

I agree because once I was at the zoo and I was near the monkeys and heard a really loud screaming noise and saw it was coming from monkeys. I looked at a sign and they were called howler monkeys.

Howler monkeys are native to Central and South America. While vacationing in Costa Rica, one day a howler monkey woke up the whole family from 5 miles away, still loud and clear.

Very loud, I've heard them at the zoo in Frankfurt Germany when I was 5. I couldn't stand to get too close because they were so loud.

4 Lion The lion (Panthera leo) is a large cat of the genus Panthera native to Africa and India. It has a muscular, broad-chested body, short, rounded head, round ears, and a hairy tuft at the end of its tail. It is sexually dimorphic; adult male lions are larger than females and have a prominent mane. It is... read more

A lion's roar is the loudest of all the Big Cats and can be heard over 5 miles (8 kilometers) away! Lions use their roar to warn other Male Lions that they are on his turf. If a lion were to roar right besides your ear, you would become deaf! Literally! This is just one of the great powers of this amazing Big Cat!

5 Elephant Elephants are the largest existing land animals. Three living species are currently recognised: the African bush elephant, the African forest elephant, and the Asian elephant. They are the only surviving members of the family Elephantidae and the order Proboscidea, extinct relatives include mammoths... read more

I love elephants. They are really amazing creatures. Their sounds can be heard from about like 9 miles away!

Elephants can be heard from miles away.

6 Human Humans (Homo sapiens) are the most abundant and widespread species of primate, characterized by bipedalism and large, complex brains. This has enabled the development of advanced tools, culture, and language. Humans are highly social and tend to live in complex social structures composed of many cooperating... read more

Why isn't this higher? My younger cousins scream so loud, it gives me a headache! My relatives are Asian and they talk super mega loud during family gatherings (especially when the me are drunk), and when my parents are furious, they yell so loud that it is louder than every single screamer video on YouTube combined (especially my dad)

Very True! Screaming kids and yelling kids, crying kids, and angry adults GRRGH Humans are one of the loud creatures, but instead of in the jungles or grasslands or seas, they're EVERYWHERE, we are humans. Unless some monkey is online typing a;ksdhf geuwkaf monkah

7 The Grey Wolf

The wolves howl can be heard from miles away. So that means the howl must be pretty loud. Wolves are like dogs, they bark, whimper, and other dog noises. But, the wolf howls.

8 Spotted Hyena
9 Bulldog Bat
10 North American Bullfrog

Clearly he is the loudest animal on earth.

The Contenders
11 Kakapo Bird
12 Sperm Whale

The sperm whale can make a noise of up to 230 decibels so it is the loudest creature in the world. The tiger pistol shrimp is second.

Yes, yes, laugh at the name, make why the sea is salty jokes, but at close range, their call can literally cause your head to explode.

Only blue whale, herring, and pistol shrimp are louder. They hunt by creating a supersonic boom that stuns their prey.

13 Tiger The tiger (Panthera tigris) is the largest living cat species and a member of the genus Panthera. It is most recognisable for its dark vertical stripes on orange fur with a white underside. An apex predator, it primarily preys on ungulates such as deer and wild boar. It is territorial and generally... read more
14 Grizzly Bear The grizzly bear less commonly called the silvertip bear, is any North American morphological form or subspecies of brown bear.
15 Rooster A rooster, also known as a cockerel or cock, is a male gallinaceous bird, with cockerel being younger and rooster being an adult male chicken.
16 Cicada

Cicadas are the only insects capable of producing such a unique and loud sound. Some larger species can produce a call in excess of 120 decibels at close range. That's louder than a howler monkey!

17 Salmon-crested Cockatoo
18 Cockatoo
19 Leopard The leopard is one of the five "big cats" in the genus Panthera. It is one of the most adaptable and the most widespread big cat; it's secrets being:well camouflaged fur; its opportunistic hunting behaviour, broad diet, and strength to move heavy carcasses into trees; its ability to adapt to various... read more
20 Dog The dog or domestic dog (Canis familiaris or Canis lupus familiaris) is a domesticated descendant of the wolf, and is characterized by an upturning tail. The dog is derived from an ancient, extinct wolf, and the modern wolf is the dog's nearest living relative. The dog was the first species to be domesticated,... read more
21 Horse The horse is an odd-toed, hoofed mammal of the taxonomic family Equidae whose sole major subspecies (Equus ferus caballus) is a domesticate, although wild subspecies have survived into the modern period. All subspecies, including the two extant ones, descend from the Pleistocene Equus ferus. The horse... read more
22 Parrots
23 Herring

These small fish are louder than monkeys or bears. It uses super pitched sounds coming out of their rear ends to communicate. Not even a whale's sensitive hearing can detect such a high-pitch.

24 Sun Parakeet
25 Snapping Shrimp
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