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72 Dangerous Animals: Asia
StarringBob Brisbane
Bryan Grieg Fry
Romulus Whitaker
Country of originAustralia
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes12
Running time44-48 minutes
Production companyShowrunner Productions
Original release
Release10 August 2018 (2018-08-10)

72 Dangerous Animals: Asia is a 2018 Australian nature documentary exploring Asia's most deadly animals, starring Bob Brisbane, Bryan Grieg Fry and Romulus Whitaker[1]


72 Dangerous Animals: Asia explores Asia's 72 most deadly animals competing for the ultimate title of Most Dangerous Animal in Asia. It features interviews with wildlife experts and survivors of attacks.[1][2]



Below are the species shown in the program, in order of appearance and the position they obtained in the episode according to their potential threat to humans.

Wrong Place, Wrong Time

Jaws and Claws

Chemical Warfare

Deadly: Fact or Folklore

Accidental Assassins

Pretty and Painful

The Road Less Travelled

Urban Jungle

Corner Me, I'll Fight

The Bold and the Brutal

Big! Banded! and Billed!

Fearsome Finalists

11- Komodo dragon
10- Asian giant hornet
9- Sloth bear
8- Asian tiger mosquito
7- Indian leopard
6- Tiger
5- Asian elephant
4- Indian cobra
3- Saltwater crocodile
2- Russell's viper
1- Box jellyfish

Run order:

1 - Leopard (7th)

2 - Komodo dragon (11th)

3 - Asian Elephant (5th)

4 - Sloth Bear (9th)

5 - Indian Cobra (4th)

6 - Asian Giant Hornet (10th)

*Countdown of non-finalist contenders*

7 - Tiger (6th)

8 - Saltwater Crocodile (3rd)

9 - Asian Tiger Mosquito (8th)

10 - Box Jellyfish (1st)

11 - Russell's Viper (2nd)


It was released on 10 August 2018, on Netflix streaming.[3]


  1. ^ a b "72 Dangerous Animals Asia". Screen Australia. Retrieved 26 July 2019.
  2. ^ Sorokach, Josh (10 August 2018). "Stream It Or Skip It: '72 Dangerous Animals: Asia' On Netflix Is The 'American Ninja Warrior' Of The Animal Kingdom". Decider. Retrieved 1 June 2020.
  3. ^ 72 Dangerous Animals: Asia. Netflix.