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Death Score: Sharks 12 / year : Man 11417 / hour
Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 20 April, 2013 : - -Approximately 100 million sharks are killed by humans every year according to a recent report in the Marine Policy journal. It did add the number of sharks killed could in fact range between 63 million and 273 million. In contrast only 12 humans were killed by sharks in 2011.
Joe Chernov and Robin Richards created the below infographic to illustrate these figures. Using data in the report, Chernov and Richards determined that 11,417 sharks are killed per hour.
Infographic © Joe Chernov & Ripetungi
Read more at Chernov's blog
Source: Science Direct
Author: The Editors