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1 month ago

Shark attack off Florida's Delray Beach

Rescuers said a boy was bit in the foot by a small shark while he was standing in shallow water. Authorities said he is expected to recover.
1 month ago
Shark attack off Florida's Delray Beach
2 months ago

Report: Great white shark killed California bodyboarder

Authorities have concluded that a great white shark killed a bodyboarder last Christmas Eve in central California
2 months ago
3 months ago

Deadly shark attack recorded in Sydney

A swimmer was killed in a shark attack in the waters outside Sydney, marking the first deadly shark attack in the area in six years.
3 months ago
Deadly shark attack recorded in Sydney
3 months ago

Sydney’s 1st fatal shark attack in decades

A swimmer died after suffering "catastrophic injuries" from a shark, marking Sydney's first fatal shark attack in almost 60 years.
3 months ago
Sydney’s 1st fatal shark attack in decades
4 months ago

By the Numbers: Shark attacks on the rise

A new report finds that shark attacks worldwide rose in 2021, after three years of decline.
4 months ago
By the Numbers: Shark attacks on the rise
4 months ago

Researchers: Shark attacks increase after 3 years of decline

Officials say shark attacks increased around the world in 2021 following three consecutive years of decline, though beach closures in 2020 caused by the COVID-19 pandemic could be making the numbers seem more dramatic than they are
4 months ago
Researchers: Shark attacks increase after 3 years of decline
5 months ago

Surfer killed in apparent great white shark attack at California beach

A surfer was killed in an apparent shark attack off the central California coast Friday, authorities said.
5 months ago
Surfer killed in apparent great white shark attack
7 months ago

Australia police call off search for man attacked by shark

Police in western Australia have called off a search for a swimmer who was attacked by a shark
7 months ago
Australia police call off search for man attacked by shark
7 months ago

Rescuers in west Australia search for man attacked by sharks

Rescue services in western Australia are searching for a man who was attacked by multiple sharks
7 months ago
Rescuers in west Australia search for man attacked by sharks
8 months ago

Shark attack survivor speaks out from hospital bed

California surfer Eric Steinley, 38, said he was on his surfboard Sunday when he felt a bite and punched the shark before making an escape back to shore. He is still recovering in the hospital.
8 months ago
Shark attack survivor speaks out from hospital bed
8 months ago

Surfer recalls details of shark encounter caught on camera

A 16-year-old speaks exclusively to "GMA" about the moment he was bitten in the arm near Daytona, Florida.
8 months ago
Surfer recalls details of shark encounter caught on camera
9 months ago

Shark tourism grows on Cape Cod, 3 years after attacks

Cape Cod is slowly embracing its shark reputation, three summers after the popular vacation destination saw its first great white shark attacks in generations
9 months ago
9 months ago

Girl's close encounter with shark at popular beach caught on video

Sara Oister, 11, and her family were enjoying a day at Myrtle Beach when she saw the fin of a shark coming out of the water toward her.
9 months ago
Girl's close encounter with shark at popular beach caught on video
10 months ago

12-year-old girl bitten in apparent shark encounter

Jordan Prushinski, 12, from Pennsylvania, is recovering after she was reportedly bit by a shark while boogie boarding in shallow waters in Ocean City, Maryland.
10 months ago
12-year-old girl bitten in apparent shark encounter
10 months ago

Girl details shark encounter in shallow beach waves

A 12-year-old received 42 stitches after the incident at the beach in Ocean City, Maryland.
10 months ago
12-year-old girl details shark encounter in shallow beach waves
10 months ago

Girl injured in suspected shark attack in Maryland

Family members of a 12-year-old Pennsylvania girl say she suffered injuries after a suspected shark attack in Maryland that left her with 42 stitches for 20 cuts
10 months ago
Girl injured in suspected shark attack in Maryland
10 months ago

Popular NY beach spots close after shark sighting

Beaches in Long Island, New York, were closed temporarily on Wednesday after numerous blacktip sharks were spotted close to shore.
10 months ago
Popular NY beach spots close after shark sighting
10 months ago

A deep dive into research surrounding often misunderstood sharks

In south Florida, shark researchers track data as millions of the animals are killed each year. National Geographic’s six weeks of “Sharkfest” is streaming on Disney+.
10 months ago
A deep dive into research surrounding often misunderstood sharks
10 months ago

Shark sighting shuts down Long Island beach

The town of Hempstead on New York’s Long Island closed all of its beach a day after a lifeguard was potentially bitten by a shark in the latest in a series of shark sightings.
10 months ago
Shark sighting shuts down Long Island beach
10 months ago

Lifeguard possibly bitten by shark on Long Island

The lifeguard reported a possible shark bite on his left calf that measured about an inch and said he saw a fin in the water. Police responded and swimming was immediately suspended at the beach.
10 months ago
Lifeguard possibly bitten by shark on Long Island
10 months ago

Shark scientists urge less sensational language when discussing bites

There’s a new deep sea debate over what to call shark bites in the water as experts explain it’s not always an attack, while others argue that downplays the danger.
10 months ago
Shark scientists urge less sensational language when discussing bites
10 months ago

Teen who lost leg in shark attack becomes advocate for sharks

Paige Winter lost her leg in a shark attack and has used the experience to become an advocate for sharks. Her story is documented in a new Nat Geo special, “The Paige Winter Story.”
10 months ago
Teen who lost leg in shark attack becomes advocate for sharks
1 year ago

Teen shark attack survivor vows to swim 301 days this year

The 16-year-old says he’s on a mission to help people get over their fears. ABC News’ Megan Tevrizian has more.
1 year ago
Teen shark attack survivor vows to swim 301 days this year
1 year ago

Teenage Boy Scout survives shark attack near LA

Eddie Cahill, 15, was bitten on the hand while he was canoeing off Catalina Island with his father and their scout troop. He said they hit something and came close to capsizing.
1 year ago
Teenage Boy Scout survives shark attack near LA
1 year ago

Boy Scout attacked by shark speaks out

The Boy Scout who was bitten by a shark off the coast of Catalina Island in California tells his story from his hospital bed.
1 year ago
Boy Scout attacked by shark speaks out
1 year ago

How to stay safe from shark attacks this summer

As you hit the beach for some fun in the sun this summer, remember to be mindful of sharks.
1 year ago
How to stay safe from shark attacks this summer
1 year ago

Shark attacks man off LA coast

A kayaker was bitten on the hand by a shark after, authorities said, the victim and his father were bumped by the shark when he reached into the water.
1 year ago
Shark attacks man off LA coast
1 year ago

Boy bitten by shark while at Boy Scouts camp near Catalina Island

A boy is undergoing surgery after suffering a shark bite at a Boy Scouts camp at Catalina Island in Southern California on Wednesday, officials said.
1 year ago
Boy bitten by shark while at Boy Scouts camp
1 year ago

Snorkeler speaks out after shark attack

Nemanja Spasojevic, 35, was rushed to the hospital by rescue crews on Saturday after being bit in the leg by a shark while snorkeling near Half Moon Bay in San Francisco.
1 year ago
Snorkeler speaks out after shark attack
1 year ago

Child bitten by shark at North Carolina beach

A 7-year-old girl sustained injuries to her leg after she was apparently bitten by a shark in Ocean Isle Beach over the weekend
1 year ago
Child bitten by shark at North Carolina beach
1 year ago

7-year-old girl suffers apparent shark bite in North Carolina: Officials

A 7-year-old girl suffered an apparent shark bite in Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina.
1 year ago
7-year-old girl suffers apparent shark bite
1 year ago

Man in serious condition after being bitten by great white shark at California beach

A 35-year-old man is in serious condition after an attack by a great white shark attack in California, authorities said.
1 year ago
Man in serious condition after attack by great white shark
1 year ago

California surfer hospitalized after great white shark bite

A six to eight-foot great white shark bit a 35-year-old man in the back of his right leg and a bystander helped wrap the wound until paramedics arrived and transported him to Stanford hospital.
1 year ago
California surfer hospitalized after great white shark bite
1 year ago

Surfer bitten by great white shark at California beach

A 35-year-old man was severely injured after he was attacked by a great white shark off the San Mateo County coast. He was released from the hospital Saturday evening.
1 year ago
Surfer bitten by great white shark at California beach
1 year ago

Shark bites Florida man swimming near fishing line

Authorities say a shark bit a Florida man who was swimming near a fishing line 40 yards from the shore
1 year ago
Shark bites Florida man swimming near fishing line
1 year ago

How to stay safe from sharks

Former Green Beret and survival expert Terry Schappert shares tips on how to stay safe from sharks this summer.
1 year ago
How to stay safe from sharks
1 year ago

Man killed in shark attack while surfing on Australia coast

A man has been killed in a shark attack while he was surfing off the coast of Australia on Tuesday morning.
1 year ago
Man killed in shark attack while surfing on Australia coast
1 year ago

Man killed in shark attack while surfing on Australia coast

A man was killed in a shark attack while he was surfing off the coast of Australia on Tuesday morning.
1 year ago
Man killed in shark attack while surfing on Australia coast
1 year ago

Girl and mother speak out after close encounter with Hawaii shark

Sheri Gouveia was recording her daughter, Anela, 6, playing in the water off the coast of Oahu on Sunday when she realized there was a shark near her child.
1 year ago
Girl and mother speak out after close encounter with Hawaii shark
1 year ago

Shark bites 9-year-old boy as he body surfed in Miami Beach

A Minnesota couple says their 9-year-old son was bitten by a shark as he body surfed in Miami Beach
1 year ago
1 year ago

Woman dies in suspected New Zealand shark attack

Police say a woman has died in what appears to be New Zealand’s first fatal shark attack in eight years
1 year ago
Woman dies in suspected New Zealand shark attack
1 year ago

Hawaii surfer dies in shark attack

The 56-year-old man’s death was the latest in a growing string of recent shark attacks along the Pacific coast.
1 year ago
Hawaii surfer dies in shark attack
2 years ago

Man killed in shark attack in Western Australia state

It was the eighth fatality in the county this year.
2 years ago
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
Drone shows kayaker’s close encounter with 13-foot great white shark
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
Florida man describes shark attack amid new warnings for beachgoers
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Mom's frantic 911 call released after Florida shark attack
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Man severely injured after shark attack in Florida Keys
2 years 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 years ago
Shark attack survivor Paige Winter recalls a year of recovery to ABC’s Robin Roberts
2 years 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 years ago
How teen and her family have handled life 1 year after shark attack
2 years 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 years ago
Australia officials probe if dead shark in net killed surfer