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Clueless swimmers have near-miss with shark off Florida beach

DESTIN, FL (WFLA) - Beach-goers in Destin, Florida had a near-miss with a hungry hammerhead shark.

Their close encounter was captured on video from observers overhead in the Silver Beach Towers. The video was posted to YouTube by user Scott McCain last week.

Shark bite in Brevard leaves Orlando boy in hospital


  MELBOURNE — The gray dorsal fin briefly popped above the ocean surface near Melissa Sanhueza in chest-deep water near The Tides Collocated Club.
  
  Then the fin disappeared — and the shark sank its jaws into the left heel of her 9-year-old son, Christian, who was boogieboarding just a few feet away.

Shark bite in Brevard leaves Orlando boy in hospital

MELBOURNE — The gray dorsal fin briefly popped above the ocean surface near Melissa Sanhueza in chest-deep water near The Tides Collocated Club.

Then the fin disappeared — and the shark sank its jaws into the left heel of her 9-year-old son, Christian, who was boogieboarding just a few feet away.

Woman describes shark attack

In an exclusive interview, 44-year-old Miheala Cosa describes the terrifying moment a shark sunk its teeth into her while she was in knee-deep water at Jacksonville Beach.