Travel Tip of the Day: Which Animals Are the Most Dangerous in the US?

Cows and mountains

Which Animals Are the Most Dangerous in the US?
After a two-year old boy in a horrific accident at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, identifying which animals are most likely to kill you in the United States. It’s a little scary, but ultimately the number of such accidents is very low, and worth knowing. You might be surprised to learn that alligators and sharks are at the bottom of the list, according to the ‘s analysis of CDC statistics from 1999-2007.

The CNN article on the topic states: “As human populations increase around alligator populations, the risk of an alligator encounter increases. Take Florida, which is home to more than a million alligators and nearly 20 million people. Between 1948 and 2016, there were 257 attacks with 23 deaths. That includes eight children.” Between 1999-2007, there were 250 deaths by dogs, 509 deaths by hornets/wasps/bees, and 655 deaths by cows, horses and other mammals. See the full story .

As I’ve written before, never forget to exercise caution and common sense near animals.

FYI: The cows above are seen in Greece, which Katherine Belarmino writes about here.

 

____________________________________________________________

Tried this tip? Let me know in the comments!
Have your own tip? Email it to [email protected]!
Want to see more tips? Click here for all 705!

Want even more travel tips? Subscribe to the Daily Travel Tip newsletter! All you have to do is sign up for the weekly newsletter by filling in your email address and checking the Daily Travel Tip box in the .

If you already subscribe to the newsletter, fill in your email and check the Daily Travel Tip box in the same  and you’ll receive an email with a link to update your Hundredbacklinks.com preferences. On that page, just click the Daily Travel Tip box and Update Profile and you’ll have Johnny’s best tips, straight to your inbox each day. And don’t worry—it’s easier than it sounds!

Hundredbacklinks

The comments on this page are not provided, reviewed, or otherwise approved by the bank advertiser. It is not the bank advertiser's responsibility to ensure all posts and/or questions are answered.

Rate this post

About the Author

Hundredbacklinks
I used to be afraid to fly and at times even leave the house! I conquered my fear (long story) and now I travel to 20+ countries a year sharing my firsthand knowledge, tips and deals with friends, family and readers. Please sign up to our free newsletters and tell your friends!

Leave a comment