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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
2011310
2012381
2013320

Total36411


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, June 9, 2014.


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Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida