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UF Study: 1999 Shark Attack Fatalities Dip In Otherwise Average Year

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March 31, 2000
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Sharks killed fewer people in 1999 than in any year of the ‘90s, a new University of Florida study shows. Only four human deaths were reported from skirmishes with the marine predators worldwide last year, compared with an annual average of seven during the decade, said George Burgess, director of the International Shark Attack File, which is housed at UF.

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