Ever wondered what animal is more likely to kill you than a shark?
Let's get one thing straight: Sharks do not eat people, yes accidents do happen and yes people do get killed because of shark bites.
These bites are rare and happen because a human floating in the water looks a lot like a seal You can't blame them..
It is often told vending machines and lightning kill more people per year than sharks. But what animal is more likely to kill you than a shark?
Check out this infographic about the worlds deadly animals.
Did you expect the mosquito to be deadlier then the shark? I guess not.. Bottom line is that Sharks do not eat people and the overall fear for sharks is unnecessary and often based on the unknown.
As you can see, a dog or a snake is more likely to kill you than a shark. So move forward and please feel free to share what you have learned.
Article written by Rutger Thole who is an avid scuba diver and loves to travel, dive and write about scuba diving. Based in Amsterdam, he runs bookyourdive.com and at least twice a year he plans a dive trip of the beaten track.