In 2016, it was discovered that Americans’s top fear is terrorism, but the fact is that terrorists pose a very small threat in the U.S.
The likelihood of someone being killed in an terrorist attack from a refugee is 1 in 46 million and an illegal immigrant is 1 in 138 million, according to the National Safety Council and the National Center for Health Statistics.
Although heart disease, cancer, and motor vehicle accidents are bigger causes of human deaths than animals, you’d be surprised by the dangers they pose annually.
When we say animals we’re not talking about your fear of sharks or snakes, we’re talking about the more common animals you see on a yearly basis.
These flying insects are responsible for hundreds of deaths per year in the U.S. Chances are you probably know at least one person who is allergic to bees, so those are the people who are at risk of dying from anaphylactic shock after a sting.
That last thing you want to hear is that these loyal animals have made the deadliest animals in the U.S. list. According to statistics, depending on the year, dogs kill about 20 to 200 people annually which means that you’re more likely to die from a dog than a shark attack.
These seemingly calm and complacent creatures are one of the most stealthy animals ever. A report from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that cows kill about 20 people a year. The victims were mostly farm workers.
The deadliest mammal in the U.S. is not the animal you would expect to cause the most deaths. Keep reading to find out!