Are 100 million sharks culled per year for safety reasons?
A woman has a 1 in 262,365 chance of being killed by a shark in her lifetime.
In that very same lifetime she has a 1 in 6 chance of being raped.
100 million sharks are culled annually in the name of unjustified threat to humans.
When it comes to rape prosecution, only 16.3 percent of reported rapists are imprisoned.
We're worried about the wrong predators."
- National Geographic
- The Australian Marine Conservation Society
I'm suspicious the infographic is conflating the total number of sharks killed with those killed for human protection.
Related question: Are 100 million sharks killed by humans per year? , which asks about the numbers killed by fishing.