The 5 Deadliest Creatures

According to the World Health Organization, the 5 deadliest animals (to humans) are not lions and tigers and bears, not even sharks.

They are:

#5  Dogs – 61,000 deaths per year

d1#4  Snakes – 94,000 deaths per year

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#3  Snails – 200,000 deaths per year

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#2  Mosquitoes – 755,000 deaths per year

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and finally… 

#1  Humans – 1.6 million deaths per year

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“We have met the enemy…and he is us.”

~Walt Kelly

About mitchteemley

Writer, Filmmaker, Humorist, Thinker-about-stuffer
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12 Responses to The 5 Deadliest Creatures

  1. Erika Kind says:

    Yep, I was surprised about the snails too!

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  2. I knew where you were going with this the moment I read the title. It is so true though.

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  3. knabbler says:

    saddening, for sure.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Roos Ruse says:

    The numbers are subjective to undetermined variants but the point is sadly factual.

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Marts says:

    Excellent post Mitch…

    Liked by 1 person

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