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SMALL SHARK INJURES GIRL AT KAHANA BEACH

SMALL SHARK INJURES GIRL AT KAHANA BEACH

DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES News Release NEIL ABERCROMBIE GOVERNOR For Immediate Release: June 26, 2012 KAHULUI — The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) is responding to a shark incident reported about 10 a.m. today at Kahana Beach, fronting the Hololani Resort, 4401 Lower Honoapiilani Hwy., located a third of a...

Anti-Shark Defenses Installed in Primorye, Russia

Anti-Shark Defenses Installed in Primorye, Russia

25 June 2012 The Moscow Times With the summer swimming season soon to start, Primorye officials and resort owners are taking extra precautions after a spate of shark attacks last year spooked locals and tourists. Regional authorities now plan to ensure swimmers’ safety by installing brightly colored anti-shark nets along the coastlines of resorts and municipal beaches. At some resorts, the first anti-shark nets have already appeared....

Shark bite suspected at Stuart’s Bathtub Reef Beach

Shark bite suspected at Stuart’s Bathtub Reef Beach

By: Keona Gardner, Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers 22. June 2012 STUART — County lifeguards have closed the waters off Bathtub Reef Beach following a suspected shark bite, said Martin County Fire Rescue spokesman Daniel Wouters. About 4:35 p.m. Friday, lifeguards received a report of a boy bitten by what is suspected to be a...

Shark attacks surf ski paddler at Perth beach

Shark attacks surf ski paddler at Perth beach

Simon White, WA today June 20, 2012 – 3:51PM A surf ski paddler has told of his “absolute shock” this morning when he was tipped out of his craft by a three-metre shark at Mullaloo beach, in Perth’s north. Martin Kane, who is in his 50s, was paddling with a group of friends about...

Shark bites child at Ocean Isle Beach

Shark bites child at Ocean Isle Beach

Published by Marissa Jasek , WWAY News Channel, 18. June 2012 OCEAN ISLE BEACH, NC (WWAY) — A girl is recovering after apparently being bitten by a shark off of Ocean Isle Beach this morning. Emergency crews were called out around 11:30 a.m. Mayor Debbie Smith says the six-year-old girl was in shallow water...

Shark bite reported on Summerland Key Florida

Shark bite reported on Summerland Key Florida

Posted by Becky Herrin,  Monroe County Sheriff’s Office. 15. June 2012 Details are somewhat sketchy, but Sheriff’s Office dispatchers received a call at 2:22 p.m. about a victim who was bitten by a shark at a home at 987 Ocean Drive, Summerland Key. Monroe County Fire Rescue units responded to the call. When they...

SC Beaches reopen following 4 likely shark bites

SC Beaches reopen following 4 likely shark bites

Published by WMBF News Jun 15, 2012 MYRTLE BEACH, SC Police and beach patrol crews in Myrtle Beach are on alert after four people were bitten by what may have been a shark between 72nd and 82nd Avenue North. The dispatch website for Myrtle Beach Police says the call about a possible animal bite...

Surfer survives shark attack off Port Campbell coast

Surfer survives shark attack off Port Campbell coast

By Cameron Best, Herald Sun June 13 2012 AN OCEAN Grove surfer will have a tall tale to tell after surviving a brush with a 1.5metre shark yesterday. The 42-year-old was surfing with friends at Port Campbell yesterday morning when he was attacked by the shark. He felt something brush against him in the...

Surf skiier escapes great white shark off Redhead

Surf skiier escapes great white shark off Redhead

A NEWCASTLE ambulance officer was lucky to escape injury after being knocked from his ocean racing ski by a great white shark on Sunday. Surf skiier escapes great white shark off Redhead BY DONNA PAGE 06 Jun, 2012 04:00 AM A NEWCASTLE ambulance officer was lucky to escape injury after being knocked from his...

Shark attack at Myrtle Beach

Shark attack at Myrtle Beach

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — A man swimming in the ocean was injured after officials said he was bitten by a shark Saturday evening at Myrtle Beach. WMBF, in South Carolina, reported that the victim was coming out of the water around 7:45 p.m. near the 2nd Avenue Pier, with a shark attached to his...

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