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U.S. Annual Average of Animal-Related Fatalities During the 1990s
Animal Average
Number of Fatalities
Per Year
Deer (Vehicular Collisions) 1130
Dogs 218
Snakes 315
Mountain Lions 40.6
Sharks 50.4
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Source of animal fatality data:
1U.S. Department of Transportation
2Journal: Pediatrics
3Center for Disease Control
4Thomas J. Chester
5International Shark Attack File, 15 July 2003
 


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