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From: Michael Straight <straight@email.unc.edu>
Subject: RE: (whorl) the problem with de-evolution
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2001 16:00:49 

On Wed, 25 Apr 2001, Kevin J. Maroney wrote:

> At 11:03 AM 4/25/01 -0700, Blattid wrote:
> >(As a side note, how many people are _actually_ attacked by alligators 
> >and the like in a given year? I presume that proper precautions could 
> >make the threat from non-sentient inhumi no greater than that from 
> >crocodilians.)
> My understanding is that the number of human attacks from crocodilians is
> very low. They're much like wolves that way--feared as human predators all
> out of proportion to the actual danger they present. Which isn't to say
> that they can't sometimes be very dangerous, indeed. 

So how many people are _actually_ attacked by inhumi in a given year (not
counting weddings)?  Of those, how many suffer any permanent harm?


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