11 Animals That Killed The Most People in The World

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Every year there are so many human deaths cause by animals, and that is why we have made a list of 11 animals that killed the most people in the world. We all have our opinion on which animal is the most dangerous killer on the planet, and some of you might be right, but some animals on this list will come as a shock to you, and if you want to find out where these dangerous animals live, you can check out our similar article The 11 Countries with the Most Dangerous Animals.

Nature has its own ways, and we were reminded of that so many times. For example, for every beautiful creature it created, it also created a natural born killer. This is nature’s way of saying: “There has to be a balance for everything”, a thing that we humans tend to forget too often.

 Animals That Killed The Most People in The World


In order to create this list, we had to include one factor, and that is the annual human body count of the animal on the list. So, don’t let me keep you from finding out which animals have humans on their menu.

11. Sharks

Human kills: 10 per year

I am sure that at least once, while you were swimming in the sea, the thought of a shark fin appearing on the horizon has crossed your mind. After the movie Jaws and the numerous shark documentaries on National Geography Wild, it is natural that people have developed a fear of sharks. However, in reality, shark attacks are much rarer. Every year, around the world, approximately 75 people are attacked by sharks, and only 10 from those attacks end up with human deaths. The biggest villain and man eater in the shark world is definitely the Great White Shark, and the range of its territory is pretty much all over the world.  Next is the tiger shark, while the bull shark comes in third place.

Animals That Killed The Most People in The World - Sharks

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