On the same beach and just days after Champion surfer Mick Fanning narrowly avoided an attacking shark, another man has been killed.
A swimmer at Jeffreys Bay was attacked at Point, the same area that gained national attention after a video depicted Fanning’s harrowing escape from the jaws of a great white shark.
According to reports, witnesses said the victim was attacked at the Point. Continue reading
With the recent spate of shark attacks along the Carolinas comes a new way to enjoy the surf, personal shark cages.
In photos and video shot by local resident MK Rainville, a tourist couple was observed entering the water in their own personal shark cage contraptions.
A man and woman can be seen nonchalantly walking into the water encased by homemade shark enclosures. Continue reading
Mick Fanning, a pro surfer, surfing in a competition in South Africa, was attacked by a huge shark on live TV. There were reportedly two sharks trolling Fanning.
The event was then canceled Sunday at the 2015 Samsung Galaxy World Surf League Championship Tour, Fanning escaped the attack by punching and kicking the beast.
“I had this feeling that something was behind (me), and all of a sudden I felt like I started getting pulled underwater. Continue reading
This is crazy! The man killed by a great white shark was a well-known directer! The award-winning TV and film director was killed in the shark attack off the coast of New Zealand. The victim identified as 46-year-old Adam Strange.
An award-winning TV and film director was killed in a gruesome shark attack off the coast of New Zealand today … as authorities grabbed guns and opened fire on the animals. 46-year-old Adam Strange — who’s directed a whole bunch of international commercials for companies like Pepsi and Firestone — was swimming at a popular NZ beach when a Great White pulled him underwater. According to local reports, at least 3 other sharks were drawn to the attack. Local police jumped in a small boat and raced over to the scene … joined by a helicopter. The cops fired at least 20 shots at the sharks, but it was too late. One shark was reportedly killed in the gunfire … and its body — measuring 14-feet long — washed up on shore a short time later. As for Strange — authorities were able to recover his body after the attack. Strange didn’t just direct commercials — he also won Best Short Film at the Berlin Film Festival in 2009. He leaves behind a wife and small child. tmz
The Malaysian Fisheries Development Board in Batu Maung, Penang, recently released this picture of a baby shark growing two distint, creepy webbed feet. The 1.7kg fish was handed over by local fisherman. It is said the first time anyone has stumbled upon such an unusual shark.