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88 Shark attacks worldwide in 2017

Scared to go back into the ocean? Not from being attacked by a shark. The chances for this are very small. In 2017 five people worldwide lost their lives while swimming or surfing after an unprovoked attack of a shark. Think of the millions of people that go swimming, surfing, paddleboarding and other water sports every year. In 2017 the […]

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88 Worldwide shark attacks in 2017

GAINESVILLE (USA)- Millions of people enjoy the ocean every year, surfing, swimming, kayaking. Of them, 88 were attacked by a shark last year. Only 5 of these attacks were fatal. The University of Florida International Shark Attack File calls it “just an average year.” At the same time we humans kill 100 million sharks and rays annually. While the 88 […]

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118 Shark incidents worldwide

MIAMI (USA)- 2012 has seen more unprovoked shark attacks worldwide than the year before. In general, the number of shark attacks has grown at a steady pace since 1900, with each decade having more attacks than the previous. The International Shark Attack File (ISAF), the world’s most recognized source on shark attacks, made their annual announcement this week.  Unprovoked attacks […]

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