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Average Number of Deaths per Year in the U.S

Bee/Wasp 53
Dog 31
Horse 20
Spider 6.5
Rattlesnake 5.5
Bull 3
Mountain lion 1
Shark 1
Bear 0.5
Scorpion 0.5
Centipede 0.5
Alligator 0.3
Elephant 0.25
Wolf 0.1

Human deaths in the U.S. caused by Animals | History Lists

Bscteria, which old taxonomies classified as animals, kill far more people than all of the above combined.  And the number one animal killer of people is, of course, people.

There are other interesting lists, but they combine World and U.S. statistics in confusing ways.
An exception is Christopher Ingraham's recent Washington Post artcle.

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