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Authorities say a 58-year-old Pennsylvania woman died after she was attacked by a bull shark while snorkeling in Nassau, Bahamas.
Fishing for sharks is legal in Florida, though a new video making the rounds on the internet is sparking conversation – and outrage – about the practice.
An outdoorsy eight-year-old found a fossilized shark tooth from a long-extinct species while he was on a family vacation in South Carolina earlier this month of August 2022.
The couple said that the hammerhead shark spotted on the Alabama beach was 10 to 12 feet long.
"My jaw just dropped. I could barely even talk," he told FOX 35 News.
A 10-year-old boy had to have part of his leg amputated after he was attacked by a shark while snorkeling on vacation with his family in the Florida Keys. Friends of the family said the young boy's faith helped him survive: “As they were taking him in, he’s saying, ‘Jesus is going to save me.'”
Boy jumped into Bahamas lagoon where nurse sharks were feeding, father says
The sheriff's office said after evaluating the situation, the deputies realized they could not safely remove the hook, so they cut as far down on the line as they could in order to set the shark free.
Shark activity along the beaches of the U.S. Northeast has increased in recent years amid a rising seal population and conservation efforts, experts say.
One scientist called this "one of the most incredible pieces of natural history ever captured on film."
Despite there being three shark attacks in Florida in less than a week, experts say there's no need for concern. The chances of being bitten are extremely rare and are about 1 in 4 million.
A half-blind shark that is typically thought to live in freezing Arctic waters recently turned up in a coral reef off the coast of Belize — marking the first time a shark of its kind has been found in the western Caribbean.
Authorities say the 7-to-8-foot long shark was spotted by a resident before it washed back out to sea.
Beaches on Long Island, in New York, are on heightened alert after officials say a shark bit a lifeguard who was playing a shark bite victim in a training drill.
A Florida teenager who fought off a shark that attacked her in Taylor County had to have her leg amputated in the days that followed. On Thursday, Addison Bethea, 17, took her first steps since the procedure.
The hospital says the girl's injuries to her leg were so extensive that she needs to have it amputated following a devastating shark attack.
Lifeguards at Smith Point and Cupsogue beaches started their shifts an hour early on Monday morning to scan the water for signs of sharks. Over the weekend, a shark bit a lifeguard who was in the water for a training exercise.
A family member reportedly jumped in the water and “beat the shark” until the girl was freed.
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