Living in the Treasure Valley, you are likely to encounter some wildlife. Even if it's just a squirrel in your backyard, plenty of animals interact with us daily. Most of the time, our encounters go without consequence. We admire them and move on. We know that some animals are more dangerous than others. Still, we do what we can to avoid them or take precautions just in case we come across one of these dangerous creatures. Because of this, those animals rarely kill humans. Another animal actually causes the most deaths to humans in Idaho. It doesn't have a reputation for aggression or anger. In fact, it's not even a meat-eater. The animal that causes the most deaths in Idaho will surprise you until you think about it.

All of the following animals can kill you, but statistically, you're probably fine.

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We love Idaho and love the great outdoors that the gem state has to offer. Inevitably however, if you are outdoors enough, you will encounter a snake two. While many will run away from anything that slithers, it is helpful to know which snakes are common in Idaho and which ones are dangerous in Idaho.

The Ridiculous True Stories of How Lions, Tigers, Bees, Alligators, Goats, Snakes and Beavers in Idaho Made National Headlines

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