ARTICLES RELATING TO SHARK ATTACKS

Plett rescuer responds to shark attack call, son the victim

2015-06-28 14:08

A Plettenberg Bay man who has worked as an NSRI rescuer for 41 years was shocked when he was called to a shark attack scene and found his son was the victim, a report says.

Woman bitten to death by shark off Maui swam every day, brother says

2015-05-01 12:26

A 65-year-old woman bitten to death by a shark while snorkelling off the Hawaiian island of Maui loved the ocean and went swimming every day, her brother says.

WATCH: Fearless woman does extreme shark dive

2014-04-30 14:57

Would you dare to get this close to sharks, in your birthday suit no less?

Shark attack victim 'fought to the end'

2014-03-24 13:30

An elderly Austrian tourist who was killed in a shark attack at a beach in Port St Johns fought to the very end of his life, witnesses have said.

Sharks prefer to sneak up from behind

2013-12-09 07:17

Research shows that Caribbean reef sharks can tell if a human is facing toward them or not.

Rip currents biggest killer in Australia

2013-11-29 11:51

University of New South Wales research shows that rip currents claim more lives in Australia on average each year than bushfires, floods, cyclones and sharks combined.

Kayaker 'tried to chase off J-Bay shark'

2013-10-11 14:58

A kayaker is believed to have used his paddle to try and chase off a shark after it attacked a snorkeler at Jeffreys Bay.

Tourist has close shave with shark

2013-04-17 12:37

A tourist was bitten through his wetsuit by a shark during a free shark dive near Cape Town but the incident has been dismissed as being “not remarkable”.

Shark nets installed at Cape Town beach

2013-03-22 20:21

Cape Town authorities have put up a shark exclusion net at a popular beach, a first in the city as they try to avert further deadly attacks.

New Zealand man killed in shark attack

2013-02-27 07:46

A New Zealand man has been killed in a shark attack at a beach near Auckland, ambulance officers say.

 

2 teens injured in shark attacks at US island resort

2015-06-15 09:49

Two teenagers enjoying a day at the beach were badly mauled in separate shark attacks less than two hours apart in coastal waters off Oak Island, North Carolina.

Shark kills man in Australia despite rescue attempt

2014-09-10 09:16

A shark has killed a 50-year-old swimmer at eastern Australia's popular Byron Bay despite a beachgoer's brave rescue attempt, police say.

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WATCH: Boat followed by hundreds of sharks!

Watch as a school of sharks follow this boat off the Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia.

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Tourist dies in shark attack in Eastern Cape

2014-03-24 10:54

According to the National Sea Rescue Institute, an Austrian tourist was killed by a shark while swimming in Port St Johns.

Shark attack kills teen in Australia

2013-11-30 14:04

A teenager has died after being attacked by a shark in Australia, a week after a surfer was fatally mauled on the nation's west coast.

Shark attack victim's prophetic words

2013-10-14 11:00

The man who was killed in a shark attack in Jeffreys Bay told a friend two weeks ago that if he was taken by a shark it would mean he was in the sea, doing what he loved most, according to a report.

Fatal shark attack at Jeffreys Bay

2013-10-11 13:07

A man has died after being attacked by a shark while apparently snorkelling at Jeffreys Bay in the Eastern Cape, the NSRI says.

Shark-wrestler 'just doing the right thing'

2013-03-25 12:04

An Australian hailed a hero after wrestling a 3m shark that had latched on to someone he did not know says he was "just doing the right thing and looking out for people".

Lifeguards look for N Zealand killer shark

2013-02-28 12:11

Lifeguards have been on the lookout for a shark that killed a man off a crowded beach near New Zealand's largest city.

Cape shark hotspot nets approved

2013-02-21 09:55

False Bay's Fish Hoek beach has been given the green light for shark safety nets, said to be different to those "designed to trap and kill sharks" in place along KZN beaches.

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