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Woman dies in suspected shark attack in New Zealand
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Woman dies in suspected shark attack in New Zealand

Jan 8th 2021, 9:52 AM 18,611 Views 8 Comments

The incident occurred at Waihi Beach, a popular tourist spot.

Australian surfer survives attack from great white shark
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Australian surfer survives attack from great white shark

Dec 7th 2020, 9:47 AM 25,810 Views 20 Comments

The 29-year-old said he had been enjoying a “normal days surfing”.

Man dies in shark attack at popular tourist beach in Western Australia
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Man dies in shark attack at popular tourist beach in Western Australia

Nov 22nd 2020, 12:21 PM 48,475 Views 30 Comments

It is the eighth shark attack death in Australia this year, the worst toll for over 90 years.

Australian surfer hailed a 'hero' after punching shark to save wife
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Australian surfer hailed a 'hero' after punching shark to save wife

Aug 16th 2020, 3:26 PM 40,037 Views 23 Comments

The man repeatedly punched a shark until it released his wife’s leg.

Woman killed after being attacked by three sharks in the Bahamas
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Woman killed after being attacked by three sharks in the Bahamas

Jun 27th 2019, 11:43 AM 33,487 Views 14 Comments

Californian woman Jordan Lindsay (21) was snorkeling with her family when she was attacked by the predators.

Fourth shark attack in six months at Great Barrier Reef
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Fourth shark attack in six months at Great Barrier Reef

Mar 25th 2019, 10:52 AM 19,833 Views 29 Comments

A man in his 20s was bitten on his thigh in the latest attack.

Twin shark attacks in idyllic Australian tourist spot
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Twin shark attacks in idyllic Australian tourist spot

Sep 20th 2018, 7:28 AM 26,202 Views 18 Comments

A girl and a woman are in a critical condition.

Man dies in shark attack off Cape Cod
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Man dies in shark attack off Cape Cod

Sep 16th 2018, 10:15 AM 26,538 Views 17 Comments

It’s the first fatal shark attack in the state in over 80 years.

Partner of New Zealand PM fought an 'agitated' shark while diving
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Partner of New Zealand PM fought an 'agitated' shark while diving

May 18th 2018, 2:59 PM 36,553 Views 12 Comments

“First bloke” Clarke Gayford hosts a fishing show.

Shark attack prompts suspension of international surf contest in Australia
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Shark attack prompts suspension of international surf contest in Australia

Apr 16th 2018, 9:07 AM 29,231 Views 20 Comments

A man in his 30s managed to make his way back to shore after suffering leg injuries.

Cracking the mysteries of the elusive, majestic whale shark
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Cracking the mysteries of the elusive, majestic whale shark

Mar 3rd 2018, 11:00 AM 13,426 Views 3 Comments

A group of scientists spent several weeks diving with whale sharks in the Galapagos Islands.

British doctor escapes Australian shark attack by 'punching it in the face'
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British doctor escapes Australian shark attack by 'punching it in the face'

Nov 14th 2017, 8:11 AM 20,780 Views 23 Comments

25-year-old Charlie Fry was surfing in New South Wales when the attack happened.

'It was going to eat her': Father saves daughter from shark attack
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'It was going to eat her': Father saves daughter from shark attack

Oct 23rd 2017, 7:15 AM 37,525 Views 18 Comments

Sarah Williams, 15, was thrown into the air and landed in the water.

'We're gonna need a bigger boat': Sailing coach unfazed during encounter with basking shark in Skerries
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'We're gonna need a bigger boat': Sailing coach unfazed during encounter with basking shark in Skerries

Oct 11th 2017, 5:03 PM 26,793 Views 20 Comments

Kerri-Ann Boylan and her students had a close encounter with a shark on Sunday morning.

Man in shark costume fined under Austria's new 'burqa ban' law
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Man in shark costume fined under Austria's new 'burqa ban' law

Oct 10th 2017, 11:34 AM 11,829 Views 43 Comments

Police said there were certain “grey areas” in the law that need to be ironed out.

Michael Phelps loses to great white shark in virtual race
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Michael Phelps loses to great white shark in virtual race

Jul 24th 2017, 8:11 AM 11,628 Views 8 Comments

‘Will there ever be a boy born who can swim as fast as a shark?’

Shark that sparked panic among tourists in Mallorca captured
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Shark that sparked panic among tourists in Mallorca captured

Jun 26th 2017, 10:06 AM 54,761 Views 12 Comments

While blue sharks mostly feed on fish, they have attacked swimmers in some rare instances.

'I was stunned': Elderly fisherman injured as great white shark leaps into boat
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'I was stunned': Elderly fisherman injured as great white shark leaps into boat

May 29th 2017, 7:52 AM 37,815 Views 19 Comments

“The pectoral fin of the shark hit me on the forearm and spun me round,” fisherman Terry Selwood said.

Australian government to consider shark cull after death of 17-year-old
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Australian government to consider shark cull after death of 17-year-old

Apr 19th 2017, 3:30 PM 35,592 Views 66 Comments

Laeticia Brouwer was surfing with her father when she was attacked.

17-year-old girl killed by shark off Australian coast
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17-year-old girl killed by shark off Australian coast

Apr 17th 2017, 3:34 PM 36,672 Views 30 Comments

The girl was surfing with her father when she was attacked.

Three-time world surf champion to return to water two years after shark attack
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Three-time world surf champion to return to water two years after shark attack

Mar 7th 2017, 8:06 AM 9,946 Views 7 Comments

Mick Fanning fought off the shark during a competition back in 2015.

'It could have been a little nipper' - Shark snatches dog from Sydney beach
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'It could have been a little nipper' - Shark snatches dog from Sydney beach

Feb 28th 2017, 9:11 AM 37,195 Views 31 Comments

Some beaches in the Kurnell area have now been closed to swimmers.

Irishman up for Pride of Australia Medal after he saves friend from great white shark attack
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Irishman up for Pride of Australia Medal after he saves friend from great white shark attack

Sep 14th 2016, 10:18 AM 25,005 Views 18 Comments

The attack happened last year in New South Wales.

A 400-year-old Greenland shark has been found to be the world's oldest vertebrate
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A 400-year-old Greenland shark has been found to be the world's oldest vertebrate

Aug 12th 2016, 8:02 AM 35,457 Views 31 Comments

The shark was probably born sometime between 1500 and 1740 with the most likely birth year 1620.

Ulster signing Coetzee flies in to get settled before he completes knee rehab
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Ulster signing Coetzee flies in to get settled before he completes knee rehab

Aug 8th 2016, 8:50 PM 6,738 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile, Rory Best was determined to redefine the phrase ‘farmer’s tan’.

Kitesurfer has heel torn off in shark attack off Pacific tourist island
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Kitesurfer has heel torn off in shark attack off Pacific tourist island

Jun 3rd 2016, 8:59 AM 22,622 Views 28 Comments

The kitesurfer said he thought he was going to die.

Shark trapped and killed at beach where man's leg was ripped off
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Shark trapped and killed at beach where man's leg was ripped off

Jun 2nd 2016, 8:48 AM 19,874 Views 88 Comments

The surfer is in a critical condition.

Surfer in critical condition after leg ripped off in shark attack
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Surfer in critical condition after leg ripped off in shark attack

Jun 1st 2016, 7:52 AM 21,349 Views 31 Comments

“All hell broke loose,” during the attack at a southern Perth beach, according to a witness.

Woman goes to hospital with shark attached to her arm after being bitten at Florida beach
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Woman goes to hospital with shark attached to her arm after being bitten at Florida beach

May 16th 2016, 2:55 PM 43,079 Views 34 Comments

Witnesses said people were bothering the shark.

A shark swallowed another shark in an aquarium
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A shark swallowed another shark in an aquarium

Jan 30th 2016, 8:30 AM 38,371 Views 29 Comments

It appears that the shark swallowed its victim whole.

Huge shark jumps three metres onto fishing boat
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Huge shark jumps three metres onto fishing boat

Jan 26th 2016, 6:05 AM 50,742 Views 36 Comments

The shark died after fishermen sprayed it with fresh water and bashed it on the nose with a wooden bat.

Australian beach evacuated after '23 foot shark' is spotted
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Australian beach evacuated after '23 foot shark' is spotted

Jan 18th 2016, 3:56 PM 44,682 Views 48 Comments

“It’s the biggest I’ve ever seen … the photo really doesn’t do it justice.”

11-year-old boy wading in knee-deep water mauled by shark
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11-year-old boy wading in knee-deep water mauled by shark

Jan 5th 2016, 1:47 PM 15,916 Views 11 Comments

It is the second attack on the Great Barrier Reef in four days.

Swimmer mauled in shark attack near Brisbane, Australia
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Swimmer mauled in shark attack near Brisbane, Australia

Jan 2nd 2016, 9:53 AM 25,773 Views 33 Comments

There were four shark attacks in Queensland in 2015.

Man killed by shark attack as he was clinging to a rescue buoy in Caribbean
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Man killed by shark attack as he was clinging to a rescue buoy in Caribbean

Dec 22nd 2015, 7:30 AM 27,839 Views 22 Comments

Coast guard rescuers were trying to get to the man from a helicopter at the time.

Australia has a high-tech new weapon in the battle to keep people safe from sharks
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# The Drones

Australia has a high-tech new weapon in the battle to keep people safe from sharks

Nov 28th 2015, 10:00 AM 18,882 Views 17 Comments

Drone technology is being deployed to help track the movement of sharks off Australia’s beaches.

Man in his 60s "bitten to the bone" in Australia shark attack
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Man in his 60s "bitten to the bone" in Australia shark attack

Sep 4th 2015, 7:47 AM 15,857 Views 8 Comments

It’s the latest in a string of similar incidents off the country’s east coast.

Australia closes beaches as bodyboarder fights for his life after shark attack
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Australia closes beaches as bodyboarder fights for his life after shark attack

Aug 24th 2015, 6:00 AM 24,689 Views 8 Comments

Beaches remained closed yesterday after the attack which came just weeks after two others were mauled at a nearby region.

Ten-year-old gets bitten by shark. Goes back in water to save friend
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Ten-year-old gets bitten by shark. Goes back in water to save friend

Aug 21st 2015, 3:31 PM 21,911 Views 15 Comments

Kaley Szarmack ran back in the water to save a six-year-old girl.

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