Everyone is scared of sharks, but did you know that sharks are only the 12th most likely living creature to kill you!
What are the other top 11?
- Mosquitos kill 655,000 people a year! Mainly from Malaria.
- Humans murder other humans 465,000 times per year.
- Hippos! These cute critters kill 290,000 people a year.
- Deers kill 130 people a year, mainly from car crashes.
- Bees kill 53 people a year from allergic reactions.
- Dogs kill 35 people a year.
- Ants kill 20 people a year world-wide, mainly stinging ants.
- Jellyfish kill 20 people a year from their deadly stings.
- Cows! There are 22 people killed a year on average from cows, mainly from being kicked.
- Horses are responsible for 20 human deaths per year.
- Every year 7 people a year die from spider bites.
- Sharks kill < 6 person per year on average in the world!
The deadly hippo: