Special Report

States Where You’re Most Likely to be Killed by an Animal or a Bug

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45. Maine
> Fatal attacks (2000-2022): 3
> Population (2020): 1,359,677
> Odds of being killed by an animal: 1 in 453,226

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44. Hawaii
> Fatal attacks (2000-2022): 12
> Population (2020): 1,401,709
> Odds of being killed by an animal: 1 in 116,809

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43. Wyoming
> Fatal attacks (2000-2022): 13
> Population (2020): 582,233
> Odds of being killed by an animal: 1 in 44,787

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42. New Jersey
> Fatal attacks (2000-2022): 19
> Population (2020): 8,870,685
> Odds of being killed by an animal: 1 in 466,878

41. Connecticut
> Fatal attacks (2000-2022): 20
> Population (2020): 3,546,588
> Odds of being killed by an animal: 1 in 177,329

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