Special Report

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

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35. Nebraska
> Fatal attacks (2000-2022): 23
> Population (2020): 1,960,790
> Odds of being killed by an animal: 1 in 85,252

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34. Maryland
> Fatal attacks (2000-2022): 32
> Population (2020): 6,075,314
> Odds of being killed by an animal: 1 in 189,854

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33. Colorado
> Fatal attacks (2000-2022): 33
> Population (2020): 5,961,083
> Odds of being killed by an animal: 1 in 180,639

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32. Kansas
> Fatal attacks (2000-2022): 35
> Population (2020): 2,919,179
> Odds of being killed by an animal: 1 in 83,405

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31. Montana
> Fatal attacks (2000-2022): 35
> Population (2020): 1,093,117
> Odds of being killed by an animal: 1 in 31,232

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