It's easy to assume that big, sharp things are the most dangerous to humans when it comes to animals, especially when we've seen countless film and TV portrayals of deadly sharks, bears, giant spiders..etc. But some of the deadliest creatures are small, in our backyards, and in our garages.

The CDC's Wonder Database has a plethora of information on which animals to be careful of, and those to not fear as much as we thought.


Source: The Washington Post

According to the chart, dogs, bees, and hornets are much more likely to kill you this summer than sharks or bears. Or cars. The CDC reports that in the United States alone, there are about 33,000 fatal motor vehicle crashes per year.

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