Officials reopened a Maui beach Thursday, a day after a shark bit off the right arm of a German visitor about 50 yards offshore. The woman, who was about 20 years old, was snorkeling at Palauea Beach when the attack occurred.
Reuters - US Online Video (May 16, 2016) A woman is recovering after being bitten by a shark in Florida. The two-foot long nurse shark was still attached to the woman's arm as she was being taken to the hospital. Linda So reports.
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AP (Jan. 27, 2015) A Texas woman who lost more than five pounds of flesh to a shark in the Bahamas earlier this month could be released from a Florida hospital soon. Experts believe she was bitten by a bull shark while ... watch video
AP (Oct. 30, 2015) A ten year old Hawaii boy is describing how he survived a shark attack. Raymond Senensi says when the shark bit him, he kicked it in the nose. He's in a hospital, recovering. (Oct. 30)
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AP (June 17, 2015) A teen seriously wounded by shark in North Carolina says he felt the big fish before he saw it and didn't realize what it was until it was "biting up my left arm." Hunter Treschl is hospitalized in ... watch video
Reuters - US Online Video (June 17, 2015) 16-year-old Hunter Treschl, one of two recent victims of separate shark attacks in North Carolina, vows to 'fight to live a normal life' despite losing his arm. Vanessa Johnston reports.
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AP (Feb. 9, 2015) A Japanese man was killed on Monday after a shark tore off his legs while he was surfing off Australia's east coast, not far from the area where another surfer was mauled by a shark a day earlier. ... watch video
AP (Jan. 15, 2016) A crocodile that attacked a 68-year-old woman in the Western Australian town of Wyndham on Wednesday has been caught and killed. The victim lost part of her arm. (Jan. 15)
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Mar. 9, 2012 Ecotourism activities that use food to attract and concentrate wildlife for viewing have become a controversial topic in ecological studies. This debate is best exemplified by the shark dive tourism ... read more