“This shark was right in front of me with its mouth wide open getting a fish,” she told the Daily Telegraph. “It’s their home, they’re only doing what they do every day. It’s not like they say, ‘there’s a person I’m going to eat it.’”
A Greencastle girl was bitten by a shark Tuesday while vacationing with her family, her mother said.
A photographer captured a picture of a great white shark swimming alarmingly close to two people floating off the coast of Cape Cod, another indication that the predators are in no rush to leave the Massachusetts coast.
Three beaches in Santa Barbara County have been reopened after a surfer was attacked by a great white shark last week.
The latest happened late Friday afternoon near Surf Beach.
A Lompoc man said a shark attacked his kayak and launched him several feet in the air.
Ryan Howell was fishing with two friends. They were five feet away from each other when Howell’s fishing partners said a shark breached the water, launching him five to ten feet in the air.
Three beaches along coastal Vandenberg Air Force Base have been closed through the weekend after a 28-year-old surfer survived an attack by a shark, authorities said Friday.
The man, whose name was not released, was surfing Thursday afternoon in an area called Jacks Point when he was bitten on the knee, said Tech. Sgt. Tyrona Lawson, a base spokeswoman.
A surfer has lost one arm and both his hands in a savage shark attack near a popular Australian beach.
Sean Pollard was reportedly surfing with his girlfriend at Wylie Bay, near Esperance in Western Australia, at 11:30 a.m. Thursday when the deadly predator struck.
Ambulance services arrived and found he’d lost one arm at the elbow, the other at the wrist and also had severe lacerations on his legs.
A woman has been taken to the hospital after being bitten by a shark in Brevard County.
State shark expert Greg Skomal said he tagged the 15th great white shark of the season off the coast of Chatham on Monday. This shark was about 17 feet long, making it one of the biggest sharks he’s tagged all season.
A Central Florida teen is scheduled to undergo surgery after he was attacked by a shark off New Smyrna Beach.
“He has a severed tendon in the big toe and the concern is infection from a shark bite into the bone,” said Mantooth’s mother, Julie Mantooth.