Top Ten Wild Predators

They can attack from anywhere, on the ground, in the air and even under the water, let's see who is the best hunter and the most feared one?

The Top Ten

1 Killer Whale Killer Whale The killer whale or orca is a toothed whale belonging to the oceanic dolphin family, of which it is the largest member.

Yes, it is true. Killer whales are the top predators of the world, and one of the most intelligent creatures in the universe. A lot of people believe that great white sharks are the top predators, but actually, if you read the other websites you'll see that scientists said they saw an orca and a great white shark fighting. The orca won, tearing the great white apart into pieces. That's totally awesome! I don't know if the name "orca" describes it, but "killer whale" is definitely a good name! "Killer" Whale. That means it is a killer. The king of the sky: eagle. Eagles doesn't do anything. The king of the land: Lion. Nah. The king of the sea: orca. Don't underestimate him! They eat blue whales, great whites, and ALL other (except for their relatives) marine animals. Isn't that a matching for this name and behavior? I love killer whales more than anything! They're just cute and powerful. Even videos show that they are good. In a video called "great white vs orca", at first there's an ...more

As the name suggests, the killer whale is a deadly predator, combining remarkable skill with awesome physical power. Orcas have a number of ingenious techniques in their hunting arsenal, giving them one of the most diverse diets of all aquatic predators. For example, they are fond of knocking seals and penguins from ice floes in order to seize them as they fall into the water. They have also been known to intentionally beach themselves in order to reach seals onshore. Highly social animals, killer whales tend to live in pods made up of dozens of individuals working cooperatively to snag prey. Some have even been known to successfully prey on great white sharks. - funckygarcon

Currently the ultimate predator of the oceans, which is saying it is the terror of 70% of the world's oceans. With size (being able to reach almost 9 metres long), speed (able to swim faster than any other whale/dolphin in short bursts), teamwork (almost always hunting in a pack, no matter the prey item) and ingenuity (able to pick baby seals off the beach/ice floes and beating great whites due to their knowledge of tonic immobility, which means flipping the shark upside down, rendering it immobile) on their side, the orca is able to take on almost anything within its range. Definitely the no. 1 predator living today

One of my favorite animals and they are awesome! - booklover24

V 63 Comments
2 Siberian Tiger Siberian Tiger The Siberian tiger, also known as the Amur tiger, is a tiger subspecies inhabiting mainly the Sikhote Alin mountain region with a small population in southwest Primorye Province in the Russian Far East.

Agile, strong, clever and fast, this animal has everything, no animal on Earth can top it, it's hard to compare am orca to a Siberian tiger as they are completely different but I would say tigers have a lot more attributes than orcas, with their incredible eye sight, power and the ability to evade and even climb trees. They are solitary hunters as they need no help when taking down their prey unlike orcas who hunt I'm groups. Also it is known that before humans had guns, they were at the top of the worlds food chain! Definitely number 1.

When you see a Siberian tiger, you can just see how much strength that animals holds.
The power and musculature of their upper body is breathtaking. Not only that, they are filmed to carry immense weight with only their jaw, unlike mammals like bears & wolverines, where people claim they can lift a record breaking amount with no evidence whatsoever. Also, if you have handled a cat, you will realise how strong they are, so imagine how powerful a even bigger cat would be. Golly!

It has been shown over and OVER that tigers reign supreme as the real king of the jungle. They are bigger, stronger, more ferocious, etc.

The tiger is undeniably one of, if not the greatest land predators on the planet. I've seen a Bengal tigress hold off two lions. I mean sure, different fights have different results, and there's probably evidence that lions can kill tigers, but overall, the tiger will win more than the lion. Even Bengal tigers can take down crocodiles, while Siberian tigers have taken down male Kodiak bears, which are far bigger and stronger than the tiger. (basically larger grizzly bears)

No offense, but some of you need to get your facts straight before you vote.

I an well aware that lions are incredibly impressive predators, but male lions really only have to fight other lions for possession of their pride. After that, it's basically naps and meals.

It is as smart as an orca and it body is fit for changing environment

V 51 Comments
3 African Lion African Lion

This animal is known as the "king of the jungle, " and for good reason. Lions hunt some of the largest prey on Earth, including buffalo and wildebeest. Part of their terrific success as predators comes from the fact that they cooperate in their kills. Lions live in social groups called prides, and all members work together in the hunt. Young lions learn their place in the pride early in life by play-fighting, which teaches them the skills they'll need for the hunt and determines what role they are most suited to perform. Lions' hunting success rate is only about one in five, but those odds are impressive when you consider that their prey species are massive creatures with plenty of fighting power of their own. - funckygarcon

Lions are not known as the "King of the Jungle", nor the "King of the Savannah", for that matter. The proper terminology is "King of Beasts". It is the impressive mane the males have that gave them this title, like a crown. In Africa they reign supreme. However, in the feline family they take the back seat to the larger, faster, stronger, and more agile Siberian Tiger. Anyone that claims otherwise is biased, or misinformed.

Lions are awesome the lion should be number 1 the lion would win the fight against the tiger due to lack of experience and the tiger does all the neck bites and it won't be able to get a killing hold and for number the orca shouldn't even be on it it lives in the sea so that's why I think the lion should be at number 1

Cute but strong

V 26 Comments
4 Great White Shark Great White Shark The great white shark, also known as the great white, white pointer, white shark, or white death, is a species of large lamniform shark which can be found in the coastal surface waters of all the major oceans.

Any animal that has the misfortune of being preyed upon by the great white shark stands very little chance of surviving the attack. This animal is No. 1 on our countdown for its remarkable predatory abilities. With its streamlined body and strong jaws, the great white is a powerful animal: a fast swimmer and an agile aquatic acrobat able to leap high out of the water to surprise its prey. The great white shark also has multiple rows of sharp serrated teeth, each being replaced as soon as one is lost. In fact, a single shark can go through more than 50, 000 teeth in its lifetime. Great whites typically begin their attacks with a single punishing bite. The shark then waits for its victim to be weakened by the wound before it returns to eat - a technique that allows the predator to feed in relative safety. - funckygarcon

Great white sharks are harmless to humans, in most attacks no flesh is removed its caused of blood loss. And I think it the movies as well, like jaws that was made in the 1970's. It was made just to scare people! It was a fake shark, and they had made the fins the wrong size and if the shark were real it would sink. Stop killing them now or they will be gone.! #save them!

I love Great Whites, I have since I was just a kid. There's just something about those jaws that really make you feel insignificant. However, it is still just a fish, a magnificent fish, but just a fish, with a fish brain. No way it's a superior predator to the Orca. They just lack the intelligence that the mammal has. There's no contest.

Greatest hunters in the world. Biologists have declared it do. They have amazing sight smell, and hearing. They can feel anything swimming a mile away.

V 23 Comments
5 Gray Wolf Gray Wolf

Grey wolves are not only among the smartest animals on earth, smarter than any animal on this list exempt possibly the killer whale, they also are among the top distance runners in the animal kingdom capable of continuing a chase for hours longer than any of these other animals. The wolf therefore is not only a highly social, it runs in packs up to 30 strong, and highly intelligent animal it will virtually never stop chasing you

God so many wolfaboos. First off a wolf is very average in terms of animal intelligence. Second, they are not fluffy sparkle dogs, they are vicious wild canines who will attack and kill a human when given the chance. Sure they might be pretty, but underneath all of that they are still wild animals. Killer whales and dolphins are much more intelligent (seeing as a dolphin can recognize themselves in a mirror which is something that a wolf cannot do.) Lastly, the gray wolf is not endangered nor have they ever been threatened with extinction. When given the chance, wolves can breed like rats and kill off most of the carrion population.

Guys, a shark at no1? PLEASE, a grey wolf is easily smarter, has impressive stamina, hunts in packs, its perfect

The grey wolf is great in camouflaging because of its fur,and also the teeth they have can chop down even the hardest of bones.

V 24 Comments
6 Polar Bear Polar Bear The polar bear is a carnivorous bear whose native range lies largely within the Arctic Circle, encompassing the Arctic Ocean, its surrounding seas and surrounding land masses.

Polar bears used to be brown bears whom wondered the north for food, then they adapted to the freezing environment and grew white fur, learned how to swim and most importantly created a new species of bear! # I love them

Polar bears by far are the most powerful land predators on earth. They kill seals and walruses and can pull a 1 ton beluga whale out of the icy ocean. No other land carnivore can match the power of a polar bear. Kodiak Bears number 2 and grizzly bears number 3 and Siberian tigers number 4

Polar bears can bring down "number one" on this list, the Killer Whale! Just because an animal is feared through stories doesn't mean it is dangerous

They may be big but they're too big...

V 12 Comments
7 Black Mamba

The most fearsome animal in all Africa may well be the black mamba, the giant venomous snake found throughout the southeastern portion of the continent. It gets its name from the black skin on the inside of its mouth, which it displays just before it strikes. These animals are usually quite shy, but can be extremely aggressive when confronted. When they do attack, they tend to strike their victims repeatedly, releasing a lethal mix of neurotoxin and cardiotoxin. In the past, a bite from a black mamba was 100 percent fatal. Now, that figure is decreasing due to the increased use of anti-venom throughout the continent. - funckygarcon

My comparison his BLACK MAMBA, wild predator of in principal woman film Kill Bill. BLACK MAMBA, his poison snake I comparison to principal woman in Kill Bill 1 and 2. Yellow costum danger woman. Name actress is Uma Thurman. Yellow woman and magic zord is attacker offer world Yakuza.

They are good for catching mice 2

See how he shoot's from 3...

V 1 Comment
8 Saltwater Crocodile Saltwater Crocodile The saltwater crocodile, also known as the estuarine crocodile, Indo-Pacific crocodile, marine crocodile, sea crocodile or informally as saltie, is the largest of all living reptiles, as well as the largest riparian predator in the world.

Has the strongest bite on earth (almost as the T-Rex's), his preys can be great whites-like or any other thing in the australian sea, that's why it's the ultimate carnivore.
At contrary than the other crocs, this one never gets tired, and if this it's not enough, it's the most intelligent reptile, 7 times more than the Great White.

A combination of size (possibly more than 6 metres), power (unrivalled by any modern-day predator in terms of bite force), armour (normal guns can't do major harm through that thick skin) and aggression (highly territorial, saltwater crocs would attack anything if they come too close) means that almost nothing alive today can challenge a big male saltwater croc. Should be no. 2 behind the orca/killer whale

You can't improve perfection and that's why this beast has been almost unchanged (the size of crocs has changed) for millions of years. They can take down anything they want and have stealth and power better then anything else on this list. Should be #1

Salties should be at the top because they have no predator except humans despite exceptions of preying on us. This beast can grow to 23 feet or larger as 33 feet due to the finding in Australia and will take anything on even animals bigger than it and unlike killer whales, Saltwater crocs can find and kill prey anywhere from salt, brackish, and fresh waters and even land making no man or prey escape than it and has the strongest bite force in the world even rivalling a t rex. Crocs can even kill a shark even a full grown white shark with out the aid of a group making this beast kill everything in circles around the killer whale, lion, and tiger. He may not be number one in this list but is in the world with his ancestors weather punishing sharks like god of all earth killers megalodon, take on and kill tyrannosaurs, or punishing worlds apex predators today like lion, tigers, sharks, and humans rightfully made him the top predator of the world and most dangerous animal second to box ...more

V 13 Comments
9 Bengal Tiger

Its should be here. It is the biggest and ferocious cat of all.

They are the fastest biggest land beast. They also can and like to swim! Lions hunt together prides so no way they should be ahead. The Grizzly is a close second land wise.

Bengal tigers are wonderful animals we should learn to love them too, stop the fur hunting and pretend you're the species being wiped out. How would you feel! #tigers rule


V 8 Comments
10 Eagle Eagle Eagle is a common name for many large birds of prey of the family Accipitridae; it belongs to several groups of genera that are not necessarily closely related to each other. Eagles are also one of America's national symbols.

Top of food chain. Who hunts eagles?

Eagles are the best birds. There strong, fast and agile. It's no wonder the US chose a bald EAGLE to symbolize there country.

Eagles are so cool

Pop speed is best

V 11 Comments

The Contenders

11 Grizzly Bear Grizzly Bear The grizzly bear less commonly called the silvertip bear, is any North American morphological form or subspecies of brown bear.

The grizzly bear, also known as the brown bear, is probably the most feared animal in North America. This powerful predatory animal can stand 7 feet tall and weigh more than 800 pounds. Its strong limbs and huge paws can kill a man in a single swipe, and its powerful crushing jaws allow it to feed on a variety of foods, including large mammals. Grizzlies are also strong swimmers and fast runners. Coming face to face with this animal in the wild can be a harrowing experience, but the best response is to stand tall and resist the urge to run. These animals have been clocked at more than 40 miles per hour, and running away from them can trigger their chase response. - funckygarcon

Have you ever seen the size of a Kodiak's paw? It's twice the size of your head and has really long powerful claws. Except for maybe a polar bear no other land predator could touch it (well, maybe a giant crocodile could, but grizzlies have pretty impressive stamina). These monoliths are able to shrug off bullets very easily unless it's a high-caliber straight shot to the heart or head. A Lion or Tiger would be destroyed in seconds since their hunting tactics revolve around tackling, and the Kodiak is just too big for that. Definitely the baddest land predator.

Ferocious with many weapons. Pure strength in it's bone crushing swipes. Thick bone mass prevents serious injury from other predators.

Nothing eats this animal and it only eat other animals so I would say it should be number 2 or 3 - Mono

V 8 Comments
12 Cheetah Cheetah The cheetah, also known as the hunting leopard, is a big cat that occurs mainly in eastern and southern Africa and a few parts of Iran. The cheetah is the fastest land animal, able to run up to 75 mph and can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 3 seconds

The fastest land predator, can run as fast as 109.4 to 120.7 km/h (68.0 to 75.0 mph), faster than any other land animal. It covers distances up to 500 m (1,640 ft) in short bursts, and can accelerate from 0 to 96 km/h (0 to 60 mph) in three seconds.

If it wasn't that fast, it would probably be one of the worst predators on the planet and they can't even hold their speed for that long so cheetahs suck

They'd be extinct if it weren't for their speed


V 6 Comments
13 Nile Crocodile

The strongest reptile in the world. It can kill anything including lions and hyenas. The strongest bite force in the world.


14 Bald Eagle Bald Eagle
15 Bear Bear Bears are mammals of the family Ursidae. Bears are classified as caniforms, or doglike carnivorans, with the pinnipeds being their closest living relatives.
16 Falcon Falcon

Fastest member of the animal kingdom flying at 389 KM/HR AWESOME!

17 Tiger Tiger The tiger is the largest cat species, most recognizable for their pattern of dark vertical stripes on reddish-orange fur with a lighter underside.

Nothing can beat a tiger

Toughest animal to live weighs upto 300 kg -sc.bukki_boi

18 Hyena Hyena Hyenas or hyaenas are any feliform carnivoran mammals of the family Hyaenidae /haɪˈɛnᵻdiː/. With only four extant species, it is the fifth-smallest biological family in the Carnivora, and one of the smallest in the class Mammalia.

Hyena's have one of the most powerful jaws in the world. Their bite is significantly tougher than a lions plus hyenas are pack hunters giving them an extra edge.

Hyenas can go burn in hell, I'd slaughter pregnant hyenas alive, rip out their unborn babies, I'd get a long sharp giant bladed knife and cut their neck open and rip out their organs alive

Hyenas are actually second only to lions for top land predators

Nope you're wrong, lions aren't the best land predator, Polar bears are, they're the largest.

Damn Pixtol, why do you hate all predators just because they kill other animals? It's not like us humans do worser stuff than that.

V 3 Comments
19 Lion Lion The lion is one of the big cats in the genus Panthera and a member of the family Felidae. The commonly used term African lion collectively denotes the several subspecies in Africa.

Lion has the heart of a warrior. He is the king of all the animals

It can kill an anaconda in seconds. It much bigger

Actually anacondas are much longer as they can reach thirty feet long. - Christie2007

Lions suck

20 Komodo Dragon Komodo Dragon The Komodo dragon, also known as the Komodo monitor, is a large species of lizard found in the Indonesian islands of Komodo, Rinca, Flores, Gili Motang, and Padar.

The largest of all lizards, the Komodo dragon is a mighty reptile that weighs up to 300 pounds and can reach a length of more than 10 feet. This animal takes our No. 6 spot for having multiple predatory advantages: speed, strength and the tenacity to bring down prey species twice its size. They also have a toxic bite; any victim that survives a Komodo dragon attack is likely to succumb to their wounds soon after. Komodos mainly hunt by ambushing their prey, but they are also fast runners and good swimmers. What's more, their incredible predatory skills are matched by an equally impressive ability to consume meat, up to half their own body weight in a single meal. - funckygarcon

Have the coolest adaption of having so much bacteria in there mouth that after they bite something once they can just sit back and wait for an easy meal to collapse in front of them. Should be in the top 10 at least

One reason is because they're HUGE! Another reason is just because of their bite, A. Their saliva is toxic, B. Their mouths are full of bacteria which can cause an infection for its victims.C. their teeth alone would hurt. They're also pretty agile.

They are huge the spit is Pilsen and their bite is exstremly powerful plus their scales are like invincible

V 3 Comments
PSearch List

Recommended Lists

Related Lists

Top 10 Wild Nocturnal Predators Top Ten Wild Animals Cutest Wild Animals Best Songs from Bastille's Wild World Top 10 Disney Channel Stars Who Didn't Go Wild

List Stats

1,000 votes
70 listings
6 years, 29 days old

Top Remixes (13)

1. Killer Whale
2. Siberian Tiger
3. Polar Bear
1. Eagle
2. Shark
3. Bear
1. African Lion
2. Bald Eagle
3. Black Mamba

View All 13


Add Post

Error Reporting

See a factual error in these listings? Report it here.