Wednesday, October 8, 2008

What's Deadlier: The Puffer Fish or The Shark?

Answer: The Puffer Fish

In Japan, 50 people per year, on average, die eating puffer fish (otherwise known as fugu or blowfish) vs 48 who died by shark attack in waters off the Pacific/Oceania Islands (not including Hawaii) between 1580 and 2003. (page 107 and 109) Sphere: Related Content

1 comment:

lady on the left said...

These are makes me want to buy the book - it would make a great Christmas gift!

Face It. We Can Go Anytime. But In So Many Different Ways!

Cause of Death is a great reference tool for writers, entomologists (some insects kill a lot of people) and anyone interested in health and death-related information. After all, we will all bite the dust, check out, buy the farm and kick the bucket but where we live, our sex, race, age, genetics and habits will ensure we will exit in our own unique way.

I can see this book being useful for people creating fiction where they need somebody to die, and fast.” - Cause of Death book review 'Where To Find Ingredients For Your Next Death Scene'

Death By Numbers

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