Dispelling the fallacies around shark attacks

2013-12-30 00:00

THE many misconceptions created by movies and the natural appearance of a shark has tainted its reputation when it comes to fatalities regarding shark attacks.

The KZN Sharks Board website states that most attacks take place in warm, shallow waters on KwaZulu-Natal beaches, but shark nets, now used concurrently with drumlines, have greatly reduced the number of these incidents in the province to fewer than one per year.

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