The Overrated Great White Shark

Christopher Wanjek is the latest to sort through the most dangerous animals in the Kingdom. Writing on Live Science, Wanjek notes that great white sharks aren’t nearly as dangerous as the news media make them out to be. He compares sharks to bees, venomous snakes, and so on, showing just how short the sharks come as human-killers. It’s a sensible article. Read it here.

The same website has an actual top-ten list here. There’s not much science behind it, but it is a nifty slideshow of some interesting animals.



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