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Australian surfers vote for ‘controlled’ cull

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BYRON BAY (AUSTRALIA)- Surfers on Australia’s New South Wales north coast have overwhelmingly and somehow unexpectedly voted for a partial cull of sharks. This vote was made last night following an unprecedented number of attacks and sightings along the world-famous coastline. Surfer Tadashi Nakahara was mauled to death in February and 11 others have been attacked, including body boarder Matt Lee […]

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Newcastle beaches stay closed, sharks close to shore

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NEWCASTLE (AUSTRALIA)- Yes summer’s here, but a refreshing swim in the ocean is out of the question. For the fourth day in a row the beaches off the Newcastle coast, New South Wales, are closed.  Continued sightings of a five-metre great white shark just offshore keep the beachgoers out of the water. According to the beach inspectors the closure has been the longest […]

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Another shark attack in Reunion

REUNION (FRANCE)- The tropical isle of Reunion in the Indian Ocean is turning out a real hot spot for shark attacks. Yesterday a 24-year old surfer got his leg bitten off by a shark. The man is in the hospital, fighting for his life. Earlier this year two people died from shark attacks. The incident saturday happened at no more than […]

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Catch-and-kill order for shark

ESPERANCE (AUSTRALIA)-  Australian authorities have released a catch-and-kill order for the sharkt hat attacked and seriously injured an abalone diver off the coast of Esperance earlier today. The man was treated at the hospital for bite wounds, mainly to his torso, and was stabilised. He also has minor injuries to his face. Great white There have been unconfirmed reports from […]

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Shark attacks in Hawaii

HONOLULU (HAWAII)- Yesterday a woman was bitten in her upper torso by a shark while enjoying a morning swim in the waters off the Hawaii island of Maui. Swimming She was swimming about 30 feet from the shore of the rocky point at Ulua Beach Park when the shark grabbed her. Officials would not reveal the extent of her injuries, […]

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