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WTVT reported a woman called 911 and said the 39-year-old man had been bitten on his hand and arm and was bleeding profusely. She was heard reassuring him “everything’s going to be OK.”(AP)

Florida man bitten by shark, walks home bleeding

Siesta Key, Florida | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON DEC 16, 2020 11:23 PM IST
Sarasota Memorial Hospital spokesman Kim Savage said a man had been admitted Tuesday and the wound was confirmed to have been a shark bite.
Australia is known for a large number of unprovoked shark encounters with humans(AP File Photo)
Australia is known for a large number of unprovoked shark encounters with humans(AP File Photo)

Teen killed in suspected shark attack off Australian coast: Police

Sydney | By Reuters | Posted by Prashasti Singh
PUBLISHED ON JUL 11, 2020 12:49 PM IST
The boy, 17, was attacked while surfing near Coffs Harbour, 380 kilometres (240 miles) south of Brisbane, police said, citing witnesses.
A tourist takes a selfie by the Christ the Redeemer statue(AFP)
A tourist takes a selfie by the Christ the Redeemer statue(AFP)

Selfies are five times more deadly than shark attacks

Agence France-Presse | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2019 03:36 PM IST
And the death toll has crept up incrementally each year as smartphones become more sophisticated and selfie-sticks increase the range at which people can snap themselves, prompting them to take bigger risks for the perfect shot.
Paige Winter was airlifted to a hospital with deep lacerations to her left leg and hands.(Facebook/Paige Winter)
Paige Winter was airlifted to a hospital with deep lacerations to her left leg and hands.(Facebook/Paige Winter)

US teen loses leg in shark attack, father fights fish till it retracts

Miami, Florida | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2019 11:02 AM IST
Paige Winter, 17, was spending the day at the Fort Macon beach in North Carolina when she encountered the shark around noon.
William Lytton, of Scarsdale, has his vital signs checked by physical therapist at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, in Boston.(AP Photo)
William Lytton, of Scarsdale, has his vital signs checked by physical therapist at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, in Boston.(AP Photo)

‘I didn’t have time to think’: US man says he smacked shark in the gills to escape

Boston | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2018 08:32 AM IST
William Lytton said he must have recalled from nature documentaries that the gills were one of the most vulnerable parts of the shark.
Dylan McWilliams, 20, was bodyboarding in the ocean off Kauai on Thursday, when what he believed to be a tiger shark between six and eight feet long chomped him on the leg.(Representative photo)
Dylan McWilliams, 20, was bodyboarding in the ocean off Kauai on Thursday, when what he believed to be a tiger shark between six and eight feet long chomped him on the leg.(Representative photo)

Colorado man bitten by shark, bear and snake in less than four years

Agence France-Presse, Washington | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2018 02:35 PM IST
Dylan McWilliams received seven stitches in hospital after the shark attack, months after he was given nine staples in his scalp following an altercation with a black bear at a Colorado summer camp last July.
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