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Shark attack in Egypt: 52-year old man dies

CAIRO (EGYPT)- A 52-year old man from Germany has been killed in a shark attack on Egypt’s Red Sea coast. An Egyptian security official said the shark bit off the man’s leg in the attack on Saturday and his body was later moved to a local hospital. Police were conducting an investigation. Similar attacks on the same coast have happened […]

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Fatal attack on Reunion Island

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

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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Tourist attacked by shark

ABACO ISLAND (BAHAMAS)- A 34-year-old American tourist from Texas was attacked by a shark while swimming  off Tahiti Beach on Abaco Island in the Bahamas. The woman was swimming together with her husband while on their annual holiday, and were in no more than 8 feet of water when she suddenly said she was bitten by a shark. “She was […]

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Sharks attack beached whale

BROULEE BEACH (AUSTRALIA)- Broulee Beach off Sydney’s south coast has been shut after a beached whale attracted sharks to the area. The juvenile humpback whale had an injured fin and was stranded on the rock. Over a hundred beachgoers gathered to watch, while lifesavers tried to free the whale. A helicopter spotted two 3.5 metre sharks from the sky. Lifesavers […]

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6 Best Read SharkNewz Stories of 2014

2014 is over! But it turned out to be an exceptional year with more shark species receiving international protection and more water reserves to protect sharks and other marine species. Unfortunately of the west coast of Australia sharks are still under menace of the so-called shark cull. To look back at the past year here are the 6 Best Read […]

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