Surfer suprised to learn he was bitten by shark

A 26-year-old man was surfing at Shelly Beach, near Port Macquarie on the country’s east coast late Thursday, when he felt something on his right hand. The Australian surfer had wounds on his right hand and had a gash on his leg.  After he left the water, he went to the Port Macquarie Hospital, where he learned he had been bitten by a shark. He was treated for the wounds and released.

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Cape Town South Africa bite on 19 yo male Thomas Browne

Thomas Browne was bitten by a shark just off Die Plaat beach in the De Kelders area. The 19-year-old is recovering in hospital after being bitten by while surfing on Monday. “They went into the water and the shark bit him from behind. He was bitten on his left eye but he’s fine. He went into surgery and is now recovering in hospital. He’s obviously very fortunate it wasn’t anything more serious.” Browne’s father Jeremy told Eye Witness News  

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Shark bite in the South Pacific 12/16/13

A 35-year-old Portuguese national went into the water to untangle fishing net and was bitten by a shark. The man suffered a severe injury to his arm. The incident occurred some 740 miles southeast of Tarawa Atoll in the Republic of Kiribati, which is southwest of the Marshall Islands The U.S. flagged vessel Friesland contacted the U.S. Coast Guard alerting them that a crew member was in need of t medical care following the shark bite. The unidentified man was picked up at Tarawa by a HC-130 Hercules airplane and…

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Fourteenth bite in Hawaii

A 29-year-old body boarder was bitten by a shark on Wednesday morning in the area of Nīnole Bay, near the Punalu’u black sand beach in Ka’u on Hawaii Island. He was in 8 feet of water and approximately 20 yards off shore when the incident took place. Friends who witnessed the event said it was a 10-12 foot long tiger shark. Thankfully the man has non-life threatening injuries and is expected to be release from the hospital after treatment. DLNR Chairperson William J. Aila said in a media release “We…

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Bull shark bite off Cocoa beach pier FL

Bobby Baughman shark bite

Bobby Baughman was bitten by a shark near the Cocoa Beach Pier Tuesday afternoon. He was testing out a new surfboard when he was bitten by what he believed was a 5-foot bull shark on his right foot. When asked if he was planning on getting back in the water, He told the Orlando Sentinel “I’m not going to forget that, that’s for sure, … but there’s nothing I could have done to keep that from happening. [the shark] was already trying to eat before I even realized what was…

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