We love Shark Week! Here are some things you may not know about these predators of the deep:
- In the U.S., there are only 5-15 shark attack fatalities confirmed annually
- You're more likely to be struck by lightning than bitten by a shark
- While sharks kill fewer than 20 people a year, between 20 and 100 million sharks die due to human fishing activity
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Still afraid of the big bite? You can always get one of these for your boat.