[Ed. – You know, just in case.]
The lion is often held to be king of the animals, but is it truly nature’s most fearsome fighter?
Americans in search of answers are well catered for: there is a book series, a video game battle simulator, and even a Discovery Channel documentary dedicated to establishing the outcome of hypothetical animal combat.
Of course, geography and morality get in the way of ever knowing for sure, but a new YouGov study provides the next best thing – the views of the US public.
Our survey puts 34 different animals – including humans – against one another to see which Americans think is the mightiest.
We showed people seven random pairings of animals from the list and asked them which of the two they thought would win in a fight. Animals are ranked by their “win percentage.”…