Have you heard about all of the deadly fish, snakes, spiders and sharks in Australia? It’s almost like going there is a certain death sentence! We’re so happy to live in Delaware, where nothing is ever out to get you, and you’re safe from all of those deadly snakes, spiders and – wait, there are things in Delaware that are deadly and terrifying, too? Ugh! Okay, let’s take a look at the most dangerous things in Delaware.

So, please, Delawareans. Keep an eye out for the most dangerous things in Delaware. Watch out for spiders, snakes and ticks when you hike. Don’t underestimate the power of water, whether it be in the ocean or blocking the road on your drive home. Be aware that crossing major highways can be deadly, and please, seek help if you’re struggling with addiction.

For more information about the risks of living in Delaware, read the tale of The Devastating Natural Disaster That Changed Delaware Forever.

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What are the most dangerous animals in Delaware?

Most people would consider timber rattlesnakes, copperheads, and black widow spiders to be the most dangerous animals in Delaware. Recently, though, the CDC has warned residents to be on the lookout for the dangerous Kissing Bug. Anyone who drives a lot in the First State will tell you that deer top the list as well.

Where is the safest place to live in Delaware?

Delaware's small towns are some of the safest places in the Mid-Atlantic region. Lewes, Camden-Wyoming, Hockessin and Greenville always top the list of safest towns in Delaware

What is the most common cause of death in Delaware, aside from illness?

Accidents are the leading cause of death (aside from illness) in the First State. That includes car accidents, pedestrian accidents, and any other unintentional injuries.