Did you know there are at least 8 animals you should avoid right here in Michigan? I've lived here all of my life and have tried to avoid every single one of these dangerous critters.

If you have a major fear of spiders like I do, then prepare yourself to read some disturbing but true information about a few Michigan spiders.

1240 WJIM AM logo
Get our free mobile app

Let's start with the first creepy crawler, the "Brown Recluse Spider." Stay away from them at all costs. First of all, these spiders are so creepy looking. These spiders are venomous and are known as one of the most dangerous animals living in Michigan.

According to wildlifeinformer.com:

Brown Recluse Spiders are most commonly found in the counties surrounding the Ohio and Indiana borders. They are brown and easily identified with a violin-shaped mark on their body. They have a light brown hue with yellow spots and are found near rocks and inside logs.

Are you ready for spider number 2? The "Black Widow Spider." I'm screaming right now as I continue writing about this ugly spider.

Black Widow Spiders are also venomous. Just stay away from dark spaces. For example, your garage and even dark dry spaces in your basement. These creepy crawlers are all black with two red triangles on the underside of their abdomen. (wildlifeinformer.com)

Next on the list for Dangerous wildlife in Michigan, the "Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake." Wait a minute, I didn't even think we had any rattlesnakes in Michigan! Not trying to scare you, but the Easter Massasauga Rattlesnake is the only venomous snake in Michigan. (not good to know)

Here's the worst part, courtesy of wildlifeinformer.com:

Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnakes are considered more venomous than most other venomous snakes. Their venom can cause damage to your circulatory system destroying blood cells and skin tissue resulting in internal hemorrhaging. At the very least, their bites are extremely painful.

How about one more dangerous animal you should avoid in Michigan? "Black Bears." I have no problem avoiding these wild animals. There are thousands of black bears living in Michigan, and most of them live in the Upper Peninsula. Black Bears can be very dangerous and should be avoided at all costs.

You've just read about four dangerous animals in Michigan. Now it's time to read about four more wildlife that are considered dangerous. Wildlifeinformer.com.

WATCH OUT: These are the deadliest animals in the world

More From 1240 WJIM AM