Humans kill more than 70 million sharks each year for their teeth, fins and flesh and each year eight deaths happen while texting and driving , so shark attack statistics compared to other deaths are not so high.
Let’s See What Kills More Than Sharks:
Are Dolphins More Dangerous Than Sharks?
Dolphins interact with humans in an impressive manner but just because they behave friendly doesn’t mean they are safe. These creatures are responsible for many fatal attacks every year.
- Dolphin attacks can be fatal
- They kill other animals just for fun
- Dolphins torture their food before eating it
- They hunt in groups
- Humans’ misconceptions about dolphins can be deadly
Champagne Cork Deaths
24 people die every year from being hit by champagne corks, usually in the face at the weddings. Improper cork removal techniques cause fatal and can potentially blind your eyes. According to experts, champagne bottles contain pressure as high as 90 pounds per square inch, more than the pressure found inside a car tire. This hit will cause a serious injury to the face and other areas where it hits.
1. What Animal Kills Most Humans per Year?
- A. Mosquitoes
- B. Sharks
- C. Snakes
- D. Jellyfish
Vending Machines Deaths per Year
Did you know that machines kill 13 people a year by falling on top of them? Every year vending machines kill 4 times as many people as sharks. The yearly risk in the U.S. of dying from a shark bite is roughly 1 in 250 million. The odds of getting killed by a shark and a vending machine are about even now.
Do Coconuts Kill More Than Sharks?
Coconuts cause around 150 deaths each year when they fall from the tree.
George Burgess, Director of the University of Florida’s International Shark Attack File and a noted shark researcher, said that, “Falling coconuts kill 150 people worldwide each year, 15 times the number of fatalities attributable to sharks.”