The world’s population totals approximately 7.6 billion people, according to recent United Nations estimates elaborated by Worldometers. As the human race continues to expand, so does the need for living space with modern conveniences, including electricity to power everything from lights and air-conditioning to the internet and cell phones. Inevitably, animals sometimes come out on the losing end when they encounter man-made electrical infrastructure. The following photo gallery illustrates why animals and electricity don't mix. Warning: This photo gallery contains graphic images that may be disturbing to some viewers.