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Shark attacks swimmer near Manhattan Beach Pier

Shark Attack Victim

A even-foot shark attacked a swimmer near the Manhattan Beach Pier on Saturday morning, witnesses and police said.

The shark bit the swimmer, who was training near the pier, at about 9:30 a.m., according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department’s Twitter page.

The shark was “hooked” by a fisherman roughly 40 minutes before the attack, fire officials said in a tweet.

The victim was in stable condition, officials tweeted.

(Source: manhattanbeach.patch.com)

Killer Shark Sighting Sees Oz Beaches Closed


  One witness talked of seeing the shark swimming near the whale, with both heading north.
  
  "First of all, I saw the whale, and then I could see something following it," the witness said.
  
  "And then people were saying: ‘What’s pursuing it?’. And yeah, then it was clear, it was a shark."

Killer Shark Sighting Sees Oz Beaches Closed

One witness talked of seeing the shark swimming near the whale, with both heading north.

"First of all, I saw the whale, and then I could see something following it," the witness said.

"And then people were saying: ‘What’s pursuing it?’. And yeah, then it was clear, it was a shark."

This Swimmer Noticed A Shark Was Following Him; The Dolphins Noticed, Too

A group of dolphins apparently came to the aid of a British long-distance swimmer just in the nick of time.

Adam Walker was on a 16-mile swim in the choppy waters of New Zealand’s Cook Strait on April 22 when he spotted a great white shark beneath him, Yahoo! News reports. A pod of 10 dolphins quickly surrounded him and stayed by his side until the shark swam off.

Monster 16-foot great white dubbed ‘Joan of Shark’ closes Australia’s beaches


  The 16-feet-long female dubbed “Joan of Shark,” while estimated weighing 1.6 tons, is the largest shark to be electronically tagged in Australia, the Telegraph reported.
  
  That electronic tag, detected by a satellite monitoring system, is what warned nearby residents to stay out of the water while a team of researchers, shockingly, went straight in.

Monster 16-foot great white dubbed ‘Joan of Shark’ closes Australia’s beaches

The 16-feet-long female dubbed “Joan of Shark,” while estimated weighing 1.6 tons, is the largest shark to be electronically tagged in Australia, the Telegraph reported.

That electronic tag, detected by a satellite monitoring system, is what warned nearby residents to stay out of the water while a team of researchers, shockingly, went straight in.

Marine catches great white shark from beach

A marine might have done something that nobody else has done before. Marine and shark fisherman, Jeff Fangman caught a great white from the beach. Yes —- a great white shark! It took him about 25 minutes and he did it while fishing off Camp Pendleton beach in San Diego.

I’m glad he released it.

“Katherine” the Great White Shark spotted in the surf off Kitty Hawk


  Katherine – a 14-foot-long, 2,300 pound Great White Shark – could be headed to Virginia Beach.
  She was tagged by the Marine Research Group, Ocearch, back in August off the coast of Cape Cod in Massachusetts.
  This Great White Shark was staying up around the cape – until last week.

“Katherine” the Great White Shark spotted in the surf off Kitty Hawk

Katherine – a 14-foot-long, 2,300 pound Great White Shark – could be headed to Virginia Beach. She was tagged by the Marine Research Group, Ocearch, back in August off the coast of Cape Cod in Massachusetts. This Great White Shark was staying up around the cape – until last week.