More Americans Killed By Sand Castles Than Sharks

Interesting statistic dug up in TheGuardian, albeit, in a 6 year old article.

First it was killer sharks. Then it was killer bees. Now American holidaymakers heading for the beach this summer are being warned to watch out for another lethal hazard: killer sand castles. The US bucket and spade brigade went on full alert yesterday after research by a top physician revealed that people falling into holes dug in the sand had accounted for more fatalities in the US since 1990 than shark attacks – 16 as opposed to 12.

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