The world is full of big predators, but it is often the smallest creatures that are the most deadly. For those looking to travel the world (or even explore their own backyard), it might be a good idea to know what you are up against.
City Base Apartments has put together a series of infographics featuring some of the biggest killers of humans worldwide. If you were expecting sharks and lions, you will be disappointed: sharks would need to be responsible for six times the number of deaths in order to top the list in the US, while lions might not be territorial enough to catch up with the number one killer large land animal.
All this being said, in most cases you are more likely to drown in your own bathtub (4,866 in the US in 2014) than at the paws, bites or hooves of anything on this list, so maybe animals aren’t the villains here. I’m looking at you, you claw-footed, hair-clogged, soap-stained monster!
Here are the deadliest animals within 7 regions around the world: