The World’s Deadliest Animals
Films like Jaws gave sharks a man-eating reputation but when it comes to the animal responsible for the most human fatalities each year, nothing comes close to matching the mosquito.
According to Gatesnotes, 725,000 people are killed by devastating diseases carried by mosquitos annually. Snakes inflict 50,000 fatalities every year while dogs kill a further 25,000 people, primarily through rabies.
- United States - fatalities due to natural disasters 2016United States - fatalities due to natural disasters 2016
- Mosquito repellent global market value 2015-2019Mosquito repellent global market value 2015-2019
- Number of fatalities in traffic accidents in Denmark 2005-2015, by genderNumber of fatalities in traffic accidents in Denmark 2005-2015, by gender
- Annual deaths number from communicable diseases 2017Annual deaths number from communicable diseases 2017
- Fatal civil airliner accidents by country and region 1945-2017Fatal civil airliner accidents by country and region 1945-2017
- Chronology of Ebola virus disease outbreaks 1976-2016Chronology of Ebola virus disease outbreaks 1976-2016
- U.S. number of cancer deaths among women 2009 and 2017U.S. number of cancer deaths among women 2009 and 2017
- Number of new cancer cases and deaths in the U.S. by gender 2017Number of new cancer cases and deaths in the U.S. by gender 2017
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