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8. Crocodiles: 1,000 people per year

Crocodiles are found in the tropic regions of Africa, Asia, the Americas and Australia. They are considered as ambush predators, since they wait for their prey to come close before attacking them.Due to their ability to strike, they are very dangerous to humans.

Every year, about 1,000 people are fatally attacked by crocodiles.



7. Tapeworms: 2,000 people per year


Tapeworms are ingested from undercooked food. Tapeworm infection causes no symptoms but the host will experience upper abdominal discomfort, diarrhea, and loss of appetite.

On average, about 2,000 people are killed annually.