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Natural threats usually arrive without much warning. Find out how to survive a snowstorm, shark attack and avalanche.


10 Threats You Should Never Try to Outrun

10 Threats You Should Never Try to Outrun

In some cases, fleeing an emergency situation may actually make it worse. Here are 10 threats you should never try to outrun from HowStuffWorks. See more »

How to Treat a Bat Bite

You need to treat a bat bite, but don't know how to do it. Learn about how to treat a bat bite in this article. See more »

How to Treat a Snake Bite

How to Treat a Snake Bite. Visit HowStuffWorks.com to learn more about how to treat a snake bite. See more »

Fact or Fiction: Surviving an Avalanche

Fact or Fiction: Surviving an Avalanche

How much do you know about surviving an avalanche? Take the avalanche survival quiz to find out. See more »

Fact or Fiction: Surviving an Animal Attack

Fact or Fiction: Surviving an Animal Attack

How much do you know about surviving an animal attack? Take the animal attack survival quiz to find out. See more »

Can the sun kill you?

Can the sun kill you?

Can the sun kill you? There are certainly risks from too much sun. Read about whether the sun can kill you. See more »

Can you really escape an alligator if you run in a zigzag?

Can you really escape an alligator if you run in a zigzag?

Can you really escape alligator attacks by zigzagging? Read the truth about alligator zigzag defense. See more »

How to Survive a Storm in the Middle of the Woods

How to Survive a Storm in the Middle of the Woods

You should know how to survive a storm in the woods to stay safe on outdoor trips. Learn how to survive a storm in the middle of the woods. See more »

Which animals kill the most people in the wild?

Which animals kill the most people in the wild?

Dangerous animals -- they've got sharp teeth, razor claws and deadly venom. But which dangerous animals are the most dangerous? Find out. See more »

How to Survive a Grizzly Bear Attack

How to Survive a Grizzly Bear Attack

A grizzly bear attack can certainly by a frightening experience. How should you act during a grizzly encounter? Learn more about bear attacks. See more »