RECIFE (BRASIL)- Football fans visiting the Brasilian city of Recife for the World Cup may not know that the city is famous not only for football or colonial history, but als has a rep for being one of the most dangerous places in the world to swim. The risk ofContinue Reading

MIAMI (USA)- A 6-year old boy survived a shark attack while wading knee-deep in the water just a few feet from his parents. The shark tried to pull the boy out by his leg, but bystanders helped pull him free. The family of the boy told the full story toContinue Reading

EXMOUTH (AUSTRALIA)- A 60-year old woman was attacked by a shark at Turquoise Bay about 60km south of Exmouth, Western Australia. What type of shark was involved in the attack is not yet known. The woman was bitten on the arm and was transported from Exmouth Hospital to Perth forContinue Reading

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 fromContinue Reading

HAWAII (USA)-  25-year old surfer Jeff Horton was surfing near Kilauea, Hawaii, when a tiger shark attacked. It grabbed his legs, jerking them. Horton pulled his left leg out of the water and got on the surfboard, but was knocked off when the shark began to chomp on the board. HeContinue Reading

JEFFREYS BAY (SOUTH AFRICA)- A 74-year old man was killed while snorkeling off the coast of Jeffreys Bay, South Africa by what is believed to be a great white. The man was an experienced open-water swimmer who regularly swam along the coastline of Jeffreys Bay. He was snorkelling in aContinue Reading

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 toContinue Reading