It is not so uncommon to hear about deaths of people due to animals or animal attacks. It is a fact that about 300 people are killed by Tigers in India every year while 2 million people on the planet die due to Malaria each year.
Some other causes of animal related deaths include death from scorpions attacks, death from crocodile attacks, deaths due to flies, deaths due to bees etc. But what is uncommon to hear is the death of famous people due to animals. Did you know that Steve Irwin, who was a TV personality who did, shows on animals died due to a stingray accident?
Christopher Reeve who was an actor, director, producer and author died due to Sepsis when he fell from a horse. John Pickard was once attacked by a bull which resulted in his death.
These are some other examples of famous personality deaths caused by animals. Jose Gomez Ortega, the famous bullfighter died due to a bull attack in the year 1920 while Cleopatra died when a poisonous snake bit her in 30 BC.
Even Andy Kessler, who was a famous skateboarder died due to a wound of a wasp in the year 2009. Another such example is of Aeschylus who died when a turtle fell on him.