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October 22, 2020, 12:15 PM

Drone shows kayaker’s close encounter with 13-foot great white shark

The video showed a fin circling a kayaker as captured by his friend’s drone, who was physically too far away to help.
October 22, 2020, 12:15 PM
Drone shows kayaker’s close encounter with 13-foot great white shark
October 9, 2020, 12:33 PM

Florida man describes shark attack amid new warnings for beachgoers

Mark Bowden, 31, was bit by a shark at Miami Beach and rushed for emergency surgery and walked away with an 8-inch gash below the knee as baitfish season predicts more sharks in the water.
October 9, 2020, 12:33 PM
Florida man describes shark attack amid new warnings for beachgoers
1 month ago

Mom's frantic 911 call released after Florida shark attack

Andrew Eddy, 30, was snorkeling with his family at a reef in the Florida Keys when a shark bit his shoulder and was airlifted to a Miami hospital with severe injuries.
1 month ago
Mom's frantic 911 call released after Florida shark attack
1 month ago

Man severely injured after shark attack in Florida Keys

A newly released 911 call describes the frightening scene when Andrew Charles Eddy was attacked while snorkeling. ABC's Megan Tevrizian reports.
1 month ago
Man severely injured after shark attack in Florida Keys
2 months ago

Shark attack survivor Paige Winter recalls a year of recovery to ABC’s Robin Roberts

Teenage shark attack survivor Paige Winter and her family tell ABC’s Robin Roberts about the yearlong recovery since she lost her leg in a dramatic shark attack off the coast of North Carolina.
2 months ago
Shark attack survivor Paige Winter recalls a year of recovery to ABC’s Robin Roberts
2 months ago

Paige Winter, her family recall dramatic shark attack and rescue with details of recovery over the last year

Paige Winter and her family describe life after the shark attack in North Carolina that cost her a leg and two fingers and how they are doing now.
2 months ago
How teen and her family have handled life 1 year after shark attack
2 months ago

Australia officials probe if dead shark in net killed surfer

Authorities will investigate whether a dead tiger shark caught in a net off an Australian beach killed a surfer
2 months ago
Australia officials probe if dead shark in net killed surfer
2 months ago

Woman speaks out after surviving great white shark attack

Chantelle Doyle, a 35-year-old mom, escaped after a shark latched onto her leg while she was surfing off the coast of Australia.
2 months ago
Woman speaks out after surviving great white shark attack
2 months ago

Coast Guard scares away shark from swimmers

A crew member on shark watch fired at an 8-foot-long shark that was closing in on 30 swimmers.
2 months ago
Coast Guard scares away shark from swimmers
2 months ago

Coast Guard fires shots into water to keep shark away from swimmers

The encounter with the shark, believed to be 6 to 8 feet long, was caught on video and shared on Facebook. No one was hurt.
2 months ago
Coast Guard fires shots into water to keep shark away from swimmers
2 months ago

Husband speaks out after heroic effort to save wife from great white shark

Mark Rapley was surfing and paddled over to his wife after a shark latched onto her leg and instinctively started to punch it to help save his wife from its grip.
2 months ago
Husband speaks out after heroic effort to save wife from great white shark
2 months ago

Man punches great white shark to save wife: 'You just react'

A man took matters into his own hands when a great white shark attacked his wife while they were on an Australian beach.
2 months ago
Man punches great white shark to save wife
2 months ago

Husband saves wife from shark attack

Mark Rapley and his wife Chantelle Doyle were surfing off the coast of Australia when a great white shark attacked Doyle and took hold of her leg.
2 months ago
Husband saves wife from shark attack
2 months ago

Australian surfer survives horrific shark attack

Phil Mummert, 28, fought off a 16-foot shark that bit through his board and part of his leg.
2 months ago
Australian surfer survives horrific shark attack
3 months ago

Concerns grow over shark attacks

A swimmer’s death in Maine, along with several sightings in New York, have wildlife officials keeping a close watch.
3 months ago
Concerns grow over shark attacks
3 months ago

Rising number of shark attacks and sightings this summer

Swimming is restricted in multiple states due to shark sightings as well as four shark attacks this summer.
3 months ago
Rising number of shark attacks and sightings this summer
3 months ago

Kayaker describes trying to help Maine shark victim

Charlie Wemyss-Dunn heard screams and tried to save Julie Dimperio Holowach, who was killed in the first-ever fatal shark attack off the coast of Maine.
3 months ago
Kayaker describes trying to help Maine shark victim
3 months ago

Woman dead after attack by great white shark off Maine coast, officials say

A woman swimming off the coast of Maine on Monday died after being attacked by a great white shark, marking the first fatal shark attack ever recorded in the state.
3 months ago
Woman dead after attack by great white shark off Maine coast
3 months ago

Swimmer killed in apparent shark attack off Maine coast

State has only seen one other attack by an unprovoked shark.
3 months ago
3 months ago

Great white shark attack is Maine's first shark fatality

A 63-year-old woman who died after she was bitten while swimming off Bailey Island marked the first fatal shark attack ever recorded off the coast of Maine.
3 months ago
Great white shark attack is Maine's first shark fatality
3 months ago

Woman killed in apparent shark attack in Maine

A woman was swimming off the shore of Bailey Island when local officials say what appeared to be a shark came after her.
3 months ago
Woman killed in apparent shark attack in Maine
3 months ago

Maine woman dies of apparent shark attack

This follows several shark sightings on the Atlantic coast. ABC's Alex Presha reports.
3 months ago
Maine woman dies of apparent shark attack
3 months ago

Off-duty officer saves young boy from potential shark attack

The officer says he was walking along Cocoa Beach in Florida when he saw the shark getting dangerously close to a young boogie boarder.
3 months ago
Off-duty officer saves young boy from potential shark attack
3 months ago

Teenage surfer killed by shark, 2nd in Australia in a week

A 15-year-old surfer has died when he was mauled by a shark, the second fatal attack in a week and at least the fifth in Australia this year
3 months ago
Teenage surfer killed by shark, 2nd in Australia in a week
4 months ago

Deadly shark attack in Australia

Authorities say a 20-year-old was killed while scuba diving off the coast of Queensland.
4 months ago
Deadly shark attack in Australia
4 months ago

Cape Cod officials warn of Great White sharks

Cape Cod officials warn that Great White sharks may be more active along beaches this summer. Now volunteer pilots are flying over beaches this Fourth of July to radio sightings.
4 months ago
Cape Cod officials warn of Great White sharks
4 months ago

Shark bite leaves N. Carolina teen with 40 puncture wounds

A teenage boy was left with 40 puncture wounds after being bitten by a shark last week on North Carolina's Outer Banks
4 months ago
4 months ago

Teenager survives deadly shark attack off North Carolina beach

Images show about 40 puncture wounds on Nick Arthur’s body from the shark attack.
4 months ago
Teenager survives deadly shark attack off North Carolina beach
4 months ago

2 teenagers narrowly escape a shark

An underwater camera captured the moment the teens escaped an encounter with a shark while snorkeling in Australia.
4 months ago
2 teenagers narrowly escape a shark
5 months ago

10-foot-long shark attacks, kills 60-year old surfer

A man has died after witnesses say he was mauled by a 10-foot-long shark while surfing in the waters off the coast of Australia.
5 months ago
10-foot-long shark attacks, kills 60-year old surfer
5 months ago

Aerial footage shows shark swimming near scene of shark attack

Aerial footage shows shark swimming off the coast of Australia where a 60-year-old surfer was attacked and killed over the weekend.
5 months ago
Aerial footage shows shark swimming near scene of shark attack
5 months ago

Surfer killed by shark off coast of New South Wales

The 60-year-old surfer was attacked by a 10-foot great white shark.
5 months ago
Surfer killed by shark off coast of New South Wales
6 months ago

Surfer killed during shark attack in California after beaches reopen

As beaches reopen despite concerns over COVID-19, a 26-year-old man died in an encounter with a shark while out surfing.
6 months ago
Surfer killed during shark attack in California after beaches reopen
6 months ago

Deadly shark attack reported in California

Experienced surfer Ben Kelly, 26, was attacked while surfing within 100 yards of the shore.
6 months ago
Deadly shark attack reported in California
6 months ago

Surfer killed in shark attack in Northern California

He was surfing off Manresa State Beach on the northern end of Monterey Bay.
6 months ago
7 months ago

Shark kills Australian wildlife worker on Great Barrier Reef

A shark has fatally mauled a young Australian wildlife worker on the Great Barrier Reef
7 months ago
Shark kills Australian wildlife worker on Great Barrier Reef
9 months ago

Shark attacks declined throughout the world in 2019, according to new report

The University of Florida’s International Shark Attack File recorded 64 unprovoked shark attacks worldwide in 2019. This is below the five-year average of 82 incidents.
9 months ago
Number of shark attacks declined worldwide in 2019: Study
9 months ago

Beach ranger: North Carolina surfer suffers shark bite

A North Carolina man taking advantage of unseasonably warm weather was bitten by a shark while surfing off the coast Monday afternoon
9 months ago
Beach ranger: North Carolina surfer suffers shark bite
10 months ago

Shark attack survivor hopes his 'Christmas miracle' will inspire others going through hard times

A surfer from Montecito, California hailed his friend and the Coast Guard for saving his life after he was attacked by a shark.
10 months ago
Shark attack survivor hopes 'Christmas miracle' inspires others with hardships
10 months ago

Surfer describes terrifying great white shark attack and dramatic rescue

Adam Coons battled for his life against what was believed to be a great white shark as his friend Jeremy Howard pulled him onto the boat and tied a life-saving tourniquet.
10 months ago
Surfer describes terrifying great white shark attack and dramatic rescue
10 months ago

Surfer thanks friend, rescuers for saving his life after shark attack

Adam Coon, who was surfing when the shark bit him through his wetsuit in the waters off California, was pulled into a boat by a friend until a helicopter arrived and flew him to a hospital.
10 months ago
Surfer thanks friend, rescuers for saving his life after shark attack
10 months ago

Surfer reportedly attacked by shark off Southern California coast in 'truly terrifying situation': Coast Guard

Officials did not specify what type of shark attacked the man.
10 months ago
Surfer reportedly attacked by shark off coast of Southern California
10 months ago

Surfer reportedly attacked by shark off coast of Southern California

Officials did not specify what type of shark attacked the man.
10 months ago
Surfer reportedly attacked by shark off coast of Southern California
1 year ago

Child surfer takes a tumble, camera catches that he was hit by a shark

A young surfer had a close encounter with a shark on a Florida beach caught on camera.
1 year ago
Child surfer takes a tumble, camera catches that he was hit by a shark
1 year ago

Shark attacks American diver off coast of Mexico, officials say

An American diver was attacked by a shark off the coast of Mexico, officials said.
1 year ago
Shark attacks American diver off coast of Mexico, officials say
1 year ago

Swedes used towels, rope on Britons' shark bite injuries

Swedish nurses say they used towels and rope to stop the bleeding from two British men's injuries in a shark attack on Australia's Great Barrier Reef
1 year ago
Swedes used towels, rope on Britons' shark bite injuries
1 year ago

2 men lucky to be alive after giant 19-foot great white shark attacks kayak

Two men are lucky to be alive after a shark attacked them on a kayaking trip over the weekend leaving massive bite marks on their vessel – and two huge teeth.
1 year ago
2 men lucky to be alive after giant 19-foot great white shark attacks kayak
1 year ago

2 men lucky to be alive after giant shark attacks

Danny McDaniel and Jon Chambers were kayaking near Ship Rock located about two miles off the coast of Catalina Island on Saturday morning when they got the surprise of their life.
1 year ago
2 men lucky to be alive after giant shark attacks
1 year ago

Surfer who was swimming just feet away from a great white shark shares his story

The photographer who took a picture of the moment described the scene as “tense.”
1 year ago
Surfer who was swimming just feet away from a great white shark shares his story
1 year ago

Surfer's terrifying close-call with shark caught on camera on Cape Cod

The shark lurked just behind the surfer at Nauset Beach in Orleans around 8 a.m.
1 year ago
Surfer's terrifying close-call with shark caught on camera