Shark Attack: Cookiecutter Shark Makes First Documented Attack on Human in Hawaii

A small shark that's as nasty as it is fearless, attacking everything from Navy submarines to killer whales, has been blamed for its first clearly documented attack on a live human being. A so-called cookiecutter shark, which was probably a little more than a foot long, took a chunk out of the leg of a distance swimmer who was trying to make a nighttime swim from the island of Hawaii to Maui. The attack occurred 90 minutes after sunset March 16, 2009, but has just recently been documented by...Full Story
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