Video: Blacktip Shark nearly bites snorkeler’s fins

Video showing the moment a blacktip shark nearly bites a snorkeler’s fins has been shared on Instagram. David Diez was filming his girlfriend, Helen Palacios, who was snorkeling off the coast of West Palm Beach March 22 when he caught the interaction with his drone. Palacios was blissfully unaware that a small blacktip shark was eying her fins as a possible meal. “What I think happened was the shark confused her fins for a fish . . . ,” Diez posted on Instagram. A post shared by daviddiez (@daviddiez) on…

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Video: Large Shark migration off a Florida beach

Florida Shark Migration

Drone footage of a shark migration off a Florida beach has been shared on YouTube. The video, posted on February 10, shows hundreds of sharks swimming off the coast near the Fort Pierce Inlet to Vero Beach.   Jason Griffeth, who filmed the video, said he originally planned on filming boats, then saw the surfers and decided to have a closer look. That’s when he saw the sharks. Most of the sharks are thought to have been blacktips, however some shots of the video indicates there might be larger species swimming…

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Video: Shark Bites Kayak Paddle in Florida

A shark bit a Kayak paddle in Florida over Labor Day weekend. Drew Trousdell was enjoying a day on the water in the Matanzas Inlet in St. Johns County when he encountered a shark, and learned a nifty lesson during the experience. “I had to paddle out a little bit farther than I normally would to catch the bigger waves, and that’s kind of where it happened in the middle of the channel, probably about a quarter mile offshore,” the kayak instructor told News4Jax. As he was paddling, a five-foot…

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Man Bitten By Shark In Florida.

A man was been bitten by a shark in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. Nolan Tyler was surfing on Thursday when he was bitten on the right foot.  The 22-year-old was in hip-deep water around 10 feet away from his surfboard when he was bitten. “And as soon as it bit, I kind of like jumped back and the thing spooked out, and it actually ended up thrashing his body and hitting me in the leg and it scurried off” he told WFTV.com Lifeguards were able to patch up the bite…

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Shark Bite in Texas

A six-year-old girl has been bitten by a shark in Texas on Tuesday. Marian Melton was floating in a pink ring around 5:30 p.m. off Pirates Beach in Galveston. She was between the sandbars on the way back to the beach with her father and brother when she was bitten on the left leg. Peter Davis of the Galveston Beach Patrol told KHOU “The father heard the daughter scream, she was in knee-deep water, his knee-deep water, she was in a little ring tube and he looked over and saw…

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Shark Scared Swimmers in Florida

A shark scared swimmers in Florida on March 4, 2016. The sharks were filmed feeding near swimmers in Hollywood Florida. An older couple can be seen swimming in the water as the shark swims closer. People on the beach begin to warn the couple to leave the water immediately. Once the pair spot the fins, they dash toward the beach. As the shark swims down the coast in the shallow waters, people alert others in the water to come into shore. Lisa Bernier told The Sun “It was very scary…Everyone…

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Random Shark News 01/15/16

In today’s Random Shark News, a Blacktip shark was found in a swimming pool, a 3D shark model, buried whales and a shark awareness program. First off a live blacktip shark was found in a swimming pool of the Mariner’s Cay condominium in Hypoluxo, Florida. The woman who found the shark saw two teens running away from the pool. Florida Fish and Game rescued the shark and released it back into salt water. Security footage from the condos is being looked at. No word on whether animal cruelty charges would/could…

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