9 Creatures in Idaho that Might Bite You, & 1 That Definitely Will
WHY DO ANIMALS BITE HUMANS?
Prompted by their innate instincts and responses to perceived threats or stressful situations, animals might nip at humans for a wide range of reasons. According to the Centers for Disease Control, there are several factors that can result in an animal biting a human:
- domesticated or wild, some animals will resort to aggression when they perceive a threat or the need to defend their offspring or territory;
- if an animal is in pain or suffering from an illness, it may bite when touched in response to discomfort;
- animals may bite if teased, provoked, or mishandled by humans;
- and certain animals bite for a basic, instinctive need to chase and catch prey.
We could go on, but we'd rather point out nine Idaho animals that might bite you!
9 Creatures in Idaho that Might Bite You
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Before you judge us, hear us out. Toddlers are like tiny, adorable cavemen. When they're frustrated, mad, or scared, they can't exactly express it with a TED Talk, so they resort to the classic "bite now, ask questions later" strategy.
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