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Another fatal attack at Reunion Island

Shark warning sign on beach at Reunion Island. Photo: Flickr Creative Commons/Simon Bonaventure.

REUNION ISLAND (FRANCE)- The French tropical island of Reunion is one of the hotspots for shark attacks. Last sunday a young surfer was killed. It is the 16th shark attack since 2011, and the 7th death. Authorities immediately put in place a “post-attack procedure” in a bid to capture the shark. Specialised boats were deployed in the area to try […]

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Fatal attack on Reunion Island

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ISLE OF REUNION (FRANCE)- The tropical island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean can be considered as a hotspot for shark attacks. Last Saturday another person died after being attacked by a shark. A woman was struck by a shark while swimming in the sea at a beach in southwestern l’Etang-Sale. The victim, who was around 20-years-old, suffered severe wounds […]

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Shark alertness in New South Wales

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BALLINA (AUSTRALIA)- Lifeguards have renewed their plea not to swim at Ballina beaches following Monday’s fatal shark attack. A 41-year old surfer from Japan got killed last monday in a shark attack near Ballina on the New South Wales north coast. The state is living its ‘summer of sharks’ with earlier incidents at Newcastle and an earlier attack last sunday 20 […]

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Small shark goes after surfer

INDIAN HARBOUR (USA)- A 44-year old man was bitten by a a two-feet long shark while paddling offshore of Indian Harbour Beach. The man suffered a bite to his left hand and was seen bleeding as he made it back to shore. Brevard County Fire Rescue paramedics and Ocean Rescue lifeguards helped the man with the injury before he was […]

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Surfer killed by shark

BYRON BAY (AUSTRALIA)- A 50 year old British expat living in Sydney, Australia, was killed by a great white shark while surfing the waters off the popular beach of Byron Bay, near Sydney. The shark bit the man in his right leg after which he bled to death. A brave bystander pulled him out the water, although the shark was still […]

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Another attack at New Smyrna

NEW SMYRNA BEACH (USA) – And another surfer got bitten by a shark at what is sometimes known as Shark Attack capital of the world: Florida’s New Smyrna Beach. Yesterday a 14-year-old surfer from the town of Edgewater was surfing near the jetty in New Smyrna Beach in about 4 feet of water when the shark bite occurred, according to Volusia County Beach Safety […]

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VIDEO: Surfer films shark

EL PORTO BEACH (USA)- This surfer goes out into the water with a GoPro camera instead of running out the water when a great white shark was spotted off El Porto Beach, Los Angeles, California. See the video report of KCAL 9 below: Tweet

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