Apex predators are predators with no natural predators of their own. Also known as top predators, apex predators are animals at the top of the food chain.
Examples of apex predators include mammals such as the lion, tiger, wolf, polar bear, orca and sperm whale; reptiles such as the saltwater crocodile, American alligator, king cobra and green anaconda; birds such as the bald eagle and wedge-tailed eagle, and fish such as the great white shark and great hammerhead shark.
Below is a list containing these and many other apex predators, with pictures and facts on each species. Click on the names to find information on individual species, or scroll down to browse pictures and facts on all of the animals.