27 July 2014 Last updated at 04:15
By David McKenna
Most people would be wary of crossing a large snorting bull in a field but, every year, scores of people are injured or even killed by other animals in the English countryside.
Many are creatures that may not instantly spring to mind - and have caused injury or terrified people who were otherwise enjoying a rural idyll.
But which animals are dangerous and why do they attack?