Shark Attack News
Heart-Stopping Moment Surfer Narrowly Misses Shark While Catching a Wave Caught on Video
An American tourist in Australia recently captured heart-stopping video of a close encounter between a shark and a group of surfers at The Pass, a popular surf beach in New South Wales' Byron Bay. Derik Broshar of Iowa said he was hanging out with friends at The Pass this past Tuesday, when he
Surfer Injured in Shark Attack in Oregon
A surfer was injured at a popular beach in Oregon when he was bitten by a shark Monday afternoon, officials said. The victim, whom officials identified as Joseph Tanner, 29, was surfing near Indian Beach in Ecola State Park around 4 p.m. when he was bitten, according to preliminary information. He
Spearfisher Captures 'Gnarly' Great White Shark Attack on Camera
A college student fought off a great white shark while spearfishing off the coast of Santa Barbara, California, capturing the terrifying incident on camera. Tyler McQuillen, 22, had his GoPro mounted to his speargun when he was attacked from behind by the shark, which snatched his right flipper off
Illinois Teen Back Home After Shark Attack in Bahamas Requires Surgery to Save Leg
A Chicago -area teen has returned home to Illinois after a near-deadly encounter with a shark while on vacation in the Bahamas forced the 15-year-old to undergo emergency surgery to save his leg. Johnny Stoch, of Homer Glen, Illinois, was snorkeling off the coast of the Bahamas with his family when
How to Stay Safe From Shark Attacks Over Fourth of July Weekend
If you're heading to the beach for Fourth of July fun this weekend, remember to be mindful of sharks. Shark attacks were reported on both ends of the country in the past two months, from Vero Beach, Florida, to Newport Beach, California. So whether you're on the East Coast or West Coast this
'Finding Dory' Tops 'Independence Day: Resurgence' at the Box Office
In the battle of fish vs. aliens at the box office this weekend, fish won. "Finding Dory" topped "Independence Day: Resurgence," taking in $73.2 million in its second weekend. The website Box Office Mojo estimates that the film has raked in $286,552,649 domestically to date. The "Independence Day"
Shark Attack Survivors Go Swimming With Sharks
Hunter Treschl and Paul de Gelder both lost limbs to sharks while swimming in the ocean but that did not stop them from heading back into shark-infested waters. Treschl –- who lost his left arm to a shark while in waist deep water –- and de Gelder -– a former Australian Navy diver who lost his
6-Year-Old Girl in Stable Condition After Shark Attack
A 6-year-old girl is in stable condition after being bitten by a shark Tuesday near Pirates Beach in Galveston, Texas. Marin Alice Melton of Kerrville, Texas, "is stable and maintains a gracious, positive attitude," said her father, Matthew Grove Melton, in a Facebook post. "She will be having
Surfing Star and Shark Attack Survivor Bethany Hamilton Impresses in Fiji
For Bethany Hamilton, the professional surfer who gained national attention after she survived a terrifying shark attack more than a decade ago, participating at the World Surf League's Fiji Women's Pro was a dream come true. "I've just been totally dreaming of surfing, competing here in Fiji ,"
Woman Bitten by Shark Faces Long Recovery, Doctors Say
A Canadian woman who suffered a vicious shark bite at a California beach on Sunday will have a long road toward recovery, doctors treating her wounds said today. The shark, believed to be a great white, bit Maria Korcsmaros from her shoulder all the way down to her pelvis, causing "significant"