There’s a lot of hype around how deadly sharks are, that’s for sure. But can you guess what animal is actually the most dangerous to humans? The answer provided in our latest Data Vizeo may surprise you. Watch this data visualization highlight 15 lethal creatures who account for millions of human fatalities per annum.

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Sources: (All figures have a wide margin of error)
http://www.who.int/water_sanitation_health/diseases/ascariasis/en/
http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs115/en/
http://www.paho.org/hq/index.php?option=com_topics&view=article&id=10&Itemid=40743
http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(12)61728-0/abstract
http://www.unodc.org/gsh/
http://www.toxinology.org/gsi-epidemiology2.htm
http://www.crocodile-attack.info/
http://www.gatesnotes.com/Health/Most-Lethal-Animal-Mosquito-Week