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Shark Attacks



A Comparison of Shark Attack Fatalities
with Dog Attack Fatalities in the U.S.: 2001-2010
Year Number of Dog Attack Fatalities Number of Shark Attack Fatalities
2001233
2002150
2003251
2004222
2005281
2006310
2007310
2008231
2009320
2010332

Total26310


Source of fatal dog attack statistics: National Canine Research Foundation/www.dogbitelaw.com and www.dogsbite.org
 
Source of shark attack data: International Shark Attack File, February 10, 2011.


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Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida