Shark victim wanted to swim with sharks

LONDON (UK)- Shark victim Michael Cohen from the UK, who was attacked last week in South Africa by a great white, had a fascination with Great Whites and for “years” repeatedly ­ignored warnings not to swim in the waters that are home to the world’s largest ­population of these predators. Or so the British newspaper Mirror reports. The British accountant […]

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Whale carcass attracts sharks

  Dead whale washed ashore (photo: News.com.au) POINT LOOKOUT (AUSTRALIA)- A 14.5 metre-long humpback whale carcass is attracting sharks to a beach, with swimmers being warned to stay out of the water. The whale became stranded on Main Beach 2km south of Point Lookout, Queensland, yesterday afternoon and had been attracting the interest of both locals and sharks. The adult […]

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Controverse over PETA ad

ANNA MARIA ISLAND (USA)- Last week a shark-attack victim had to get 800 stitches to close the flesh over his thigh bone after being attacked by a shark. The day after animal rights organization PETA launched an ad, saying shark attacks are payback. It has led to a lot of criticism. 21-year old Charles Wickersham was spear-fishing off Anna Maria […]

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Surfer escapes shark

SAMOA BEACH (USA)- A shark attack at a popular Humboldt Bay surfing spot left a surfer shaken but unhurt and underlines that it is the time of year that white sharks begin showing up in greater numbers along the Northern Coast of California. Benjie Rose was sitting on his board 40 yards off of Samoa Beach at a spot called Power […]

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Thresher shark in UK

ISLE OF MAN (UK)- Off the small island of Calf of Man a rare thresher shark was spotted leaping fully out of the water. It was Calf of Man warden Simon Davies that watched the shark jump while doing a watch for sea birds on the north of the Calf . Thresher shark populations in the north-east Atlantic are classed as “near […]

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Warning after great white sightings

COCKBURN SOUND (AUSTRALIA)- Different sightings of great whites in Cockburn Sound, Western Australia, led to an official warning by the local Department of Fisheries today. “People need to keep their personal safety in mind, while they are on the water.” A spokesman of the Department of Fisheries said. A great white shark spotted off the coast near Cockburn Sound this morning […]

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