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New Zealand scientists discover a rare baby ghost shark in the shadowy depths of the ocean

New Zealand scientists discovered a rare baby ghost shark, a little-known species of fish that lives in the shadowy depths of the ocean. Ghost sharks, also known as chimaera are rarely spotted, and sightings of their young are even more uncommon. The newly-hatched shark was collected at a depth of about 1.2km underwater near the […]

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United States: Surfer killed in shark attack on Christmas Eve in California

A male surfer was killed in a shark attack in Morro Bay, California, on Christmas Eve, the Morro Bay Harbor Department said. “Harbor, Police and Fire Departments responded to a report of a male victim unresponsive on the beach after he was pulled from the water suffering from an apparent shark attack,” the Harbor Department […]

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Swimmer goes missing after shark attack in Western Australia’s Port Beach

A man has been reported missing after a suspected shark attack at a beach in North Fremantle, Western Australia according to police and the state government. Police and surf rescue helicopters as well as water police and surf lifesaving personnel responded to reports of the “serious shark bite incident” at Port Beach around 10:00am local […]

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Ireland: Dead shark found in River Erne sparks ‘concern’

A shark carcass discovered in the River Erne earlier this month is a “cause for concern”, according to Inland Fisheries Ireland. It is believed the fish, discovered by the public on 17 September at Belturbet, was a small spurdog shark measuring about one metre in length. The agency said it might have been “caught at […]

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Colombia confiscates 3,493 shark fins bound for Hong Kong from Bogota airport

Colombia confiscated a shipment of 3,493 shark fins which were to be illegally trafficked to Hong Kong from Bogota’s airport. Environmental authorities in the capital said the quantity of fins meant between 900 and 1,000 sharks between 1 and 5 meters in length would have to be killed. In some countries shark fins are sold […]

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Surfer dies in shark attack off Australia’s east coast

A man who was attacked by a shark at Emerald Beach on Australia’s east coast on Sunday died after a “significant” injury to his arm, according to New South Wales (NSW) Ambulance. Four crews, including the Westpac Rescue Helicopter medical team which included a critical care doctor and a critical care paramedic were dispatched to […]

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Australia: Four great white sharks captured at beach day after where surfer was mauled to death

Four great white sharks have been captured at a beach a day after where a surfer was mauled to death. The surfer in his 50s was fatally mauled by a 4.5m great white shark off Tuncurry Beach near Forster on the NSW mid-north coast, about 300 km north of Sydney. He was desperately warning friends […]

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Woman stirs controversy after filming crocodile eating baby shark she just fished

A woman who filmed a crocodile eating a baby shark in Cardwell, north of Townsville, Australia has stirred a controversy on social media. According to the narration of the video the woman named Yvonne Palmer caught a baby shark while fishing, when she was going to return the shark to its home but had to […]

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Shark attack KILLS 56-year-old surfer at ‘World Surf League’ in Hawaii

A surfer was attacked by a shark in Hawaii on Tuesday died prompting suspension a women’s professional surfing competition in Honolua Bay. The 56-year-old man from Lahaina, a city in West Maui, was paddling out from the old ramp in the bay when the incident occurred, according to a release by Hawaii Department of Land […]

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Man dies after a serious shark bite incident in Western Australia beach

A man was killed in a shark attack on Sunday off a popular beach on Western Australia’s north coast, local media reported. The man was recovered from the water off Broome’s Cable Beach and treated by local police officers before an ambulance arrived. The state’s Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) said on […]

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Rare shark attack off Egypt’s Red Sea resort of Sharm El-Sheikh injures tourist and guide

A Ukrainian tourist lost an arm and an Egyptian tour guide a leg in a rare shark attack over the weekend off Egypt’s Red Sea resort of Sharm El-Sheikh, officials said Tuesday. The attack took place Sunday when two tourists, a mother and her son and their tour guide were snorkeling in Ras Mohammed national […]

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Drone alerts surfer about a great white shark swimming dangerously close to him

A drone footage shared by the Surf Life Saving New South Wales, who monitor the beaches around the Ballina area showed how a great white shark was swimming close to a surfer in Australia and quickly swam away when a warning alarm was sounded. The video captured professional surfer Matt Wilkinson being saved from a […]