These animals might be more commonly seen in Missouri, but if you see any of these slowly back away and run.

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Some of these animals are venomous, large, and I am sure you don't want to come in contact with any of them if they ever cross your path. Some are hard to stay away from like ticks, those are just about everywhere if you hike in woody areas, and have animals in the home.

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Again for me seeing this list gives me more excuses to never go hiking in an area where these animals call home. Nope, I'll just stay home and sit on my deck and enjoy the sunshine and "wildlife" that way, in my safe space. Call me chicken that's fine, but I will just keep using sidewalks and streets to do my walking.

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