The Risk is Low

Incidents per year fatal non-fatal
     
cougar (since 1970) 0.6 3.6
black widows 3  
rattlesnakes 12 5,000
domestic dogs 20 200,000
bee stings 40  
lightning 80  
     

From Paul Beier’s 2001 powerpoint presentation “111 years of puma attacks on humans.” available from http://oak.ucc.nau.edu/pb1/publications.htm  Used with permission.