Attacks & Incidents

Shark bites Surfer in Florida

Shark bites Surfer in Florida

Shark Year Magazine, 04 September 2011 A shark attack occurred Friday morning (Sept. 2nd) near New Smyrna Beach’s South Jetty. NSB News is reporting that Daniel True (19) was bitten on his right foot at 11 a.m. while wading in 4-feet of water with his board. The surfer was able to get to shore where

Experts recommend nets after Seychelles shark attacks

Experts recommend nets after Seychelles shark attacks

Published by Agence France-Presse ( AFP ) 01 September 2011 Authorities in the Seychelles will erect special anti-shark sea nets around a popular beach where two tourists were killed in separate attacks last month, officials said on Thursday. South African experts from the KwaZulu Natal Sharks Board — hired by the Seychellois government to investigate

Shark Attack Suspected in Florida

Shark Attack Suspected in Florida

Posted on August 31, 2011 by Brian Nelson, 1565today.com A 19 year old surfer was attacked by what appeared to be a shark late Wednesday morning, in the shallow surf off Crescent Beach. The St. Johns County Sheriff’s report states Shane Lancaster of Keystone Heights was in knee-deep water when he suddenly grabbed at his ankle

Man’s body found in shark-infested waters

Man’s body found in shark-infested waters

Yahoo!7 August 29, 2011 A Victorian builder has been found dead in shark-infested waters off the Queensland coast. The 48-year-old man’s body was found mauled by sharks, 13 hours after he went missing, off Palm Island. Five helicopters and the Water Police searched for almost eight hours before recovering the body. The man was last

Reports of Third Shark Attack in Russia

Reports of Third Shark Attack in Russia

Another shark attack reported in Russia’s Far East VLADIVOSTOK, August 27 (RIA Novosti) Rescuers in Russia’s Far Eastern region of Primorye are checking a report of another shark attack a day after the swimming ban was lifted, a spokesman for the region’s rescue service said on Saturday. “We received information that a man was attacked

Two survive Shark Attack After Boat Capsizes in Philippines

Two survive Shark Attack After Boat Capsizes in Philippines

The 43-year-old Malabago and his son, 24-year-old Mark Anthony, sustained wounds after being attacked by a shark

10 year old attacked by shark at Holden Beach North Carolina USA

10 year old attacked by shark at Holden Beach North Carolina USA

Holden Beach Police report that a boy, 10, was bitten by at shark in the water at around 3:30 pm on Wednesday

Shark kills surfer in South Africa

Shark kills surfer in South Africa

Article By: Staff Reporter iafrica.com Tue, 23 Aug 2011 12:37 A surfer died after being attacked by a shark at Lookout Beach in Plettenberg Bay on Tuesday morning, according to ZigZag. The 48-year-old, who was in the water with five other surfers, reportedly saw the shark before it attacked and shouted out in warning. The

Shark attacks girl at Kure beach, North Carolina

Shark attacks girl at Kure beach, North Carolina

Shark bites tourist at Kure Beach Julian March, 19 August 2011. KURE BEACH | A tourist in her early 20s was injured by a Wednesday shark attack in Kure Beach, said Daniel Russell, a medical captain with Kure Beach Ocean Rescue. The attack occurred around 5 p.m. in the ocean in the vicinity of the

Second shark attack reported in Russia

Second shark attack reported in Russia

VLADIVOSTOK,  18 August 2011 (RIA Novosti) A shark mauled a teenager in Russia’s Far East in the second shark attack near the Russian coast of the Sea of Japan in 24 hours, a local emergencies ministry spokesman said on Thursday. He said the shark attacked the 16 year old on Thursday near Zheltukhin Island. The

Doctor: Shark likely bit US tourist in PRico

Doctor: Shark likely bit US tourist in PRico

By DANICA COTO, AP Associated Press. 17 August 2011.   SAN JUAN – Puerto Rico. A U.S. tourist who was swimming at night in a bioluminescent bay is recovering from a suspected shark bite that occurred in a tiny island near Puerto Rico, a doctor said Wednesday. The woman underwent surgery for severed tendons near

Shark chomps off man’s hands in Russia’s Far East

Shark chomps off man’s hands in Russia’s Far East

VLADIVOSTOK, August 17 2011 (RIA Novosti) A shark attacked a man swimming near the Russian shores of the Sea of Japan and bit off both of his hands, a doctor from Primorye Territory regional medical center said on Wednesday. “The shark attacked the man in Telyakovsky Bay near the village of Vityaz. It mauled him

Shark attacks surfer in Tahiti

Shark attacks surfer in Tahiti

Shark Year Magazine, 17 August 2011. According to the information site ‘Les Nouvelles de Tahiti’, an American surfer had a close encounter with a shark in Tahiti, French Polynesia, on August 16. It is reported that the shark bit off a chunk of the surfboard, but the man was not injured during the attack. He

Second Fatal Shark Attack in Seychelles

Second Fatal Shark Attack in Seychelles

Honeymoon Briton killed by shark 16th August 2011, Southend Standard. A British national has been killed in a suspected shark attack in the Seychelles. The Foreign Office confirmed the death of a Briton on the islands where the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge recently had their honeymoon. The Daily Telegraph reported that the 30-year-old victim

Shark bitten body found in Brazil

Shark bitten body found in Brazil

Shark Year Magazine, 15 August 2011. On August 1, lifeguards have found the shark-bitten body of 14-year-old Gabriel Alves dos Santos who went missing while swimming at Pina beach on July 31. The boy disappeared near the site where his body was found. On the day of his disappearance, the fire department filed this incident