It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker.

Please white-list or disable AboveTopSecret.com in your ad-blocking tool.

Thank you.

 

Some features of ATS will be disabled while you continue to use an ad-blocker.

 

Shark Fatalities in Perspective

page: 1
0

log in

join
share:

posted on Jun, 27 2005 @ 03:43 PM
link   
With the two shark attacks in the news I thought I should post this.

Each year there are on average 16 shark attacks and only 1 fatality every two years. However, people seem to fear the sharks more than anything else even though your chances of getting bitten by a shark are less than your chances of getting struck by lightening.

Link

The following stats are from the year 2002


  • 6639 people died from falling around the house
  • 5 people died because of fireworks
  • 26 people died from being struck by another person
  • 18 people died from dog bites
  • 75 people died from bites from other mammals
  • 13 people die from non-venomous insect bites
  • 352 people drowned in their bathtubs
  • 40 people die from hot tap water
  • 76 people die from contact with venomous plants and animals
  • 66 people died from lightning strikes


Link


[edit on 27-6-2005 by BlackJackal]




 
0

log in

join