World's Most Dangerous Animals

Bill Gates posted this relatively fascinating infographic on his blog recently. Out of the world's most dangerous animals, you're probably most afraid of the safest ones.


As with every piece of content Upworthy publishes, they checked the numbers presented here.

So while the obvious point of this graphic is that mosquitoes kill far more humans than any other animal, and humans kill the second-most (although this infographic doesn’t contain war fatalities), they did — for the record — find some pretty different numbers for a few of these.

For example, according to the African Wildlife Foundation and National Geographic, elephants kill about 500 people per year and hippos almost 3,000!

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