Monday, October 27, 2014

Human Bites Occur Ten Times More Often in New York City Than Shark Bites Worldwide


Crazy little fact: You are at least 10 times likely to be bitten by a fellow human while in New York City than you are being bitten by a shark anywhere in the world.

Sources: 
(Primary) International Shark Attack File
New York Times
NYC Dept of Health
h/t Stephen Craig for the headsup on this stat.