Video: sharks feeding on baitballs

Three videos have been recently published that show large numbers of sharks feeding on bait balls in Australia. The first video was filmed by Annette Hill off Australia’s Gold Coast near Coolangatta. Hill and her partner Scott were out enjoying a day of jet skiing when they spotted seagulls diving into the water.   Yesterday out on the jetski near Cooly. Wondered what the seagulls were up to & found them and lots of sharks feeding off a ball of bait fish Posted by Annette Hill on Sunday, May 21,…

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Shark Knocked Surfer Off His Board

A shark knocked a surfer off his board and into the water today in Australia. Around 20 surfers were in the water at Bells Beach when the nearly 7 ft (2m) shark hit the surfers’ board. “I heard the guy scream, he was knocked off his board, there was water thrashing all around him,” caller “Steve” told radio station 3AW. “We all realised there was a shark on him … he started swimming away from his board.” “He was pretty shaken up; everyone out there was shaken up quite a…

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Shark Bite Reported at Woolgoolga Beach

A shark bite has been reported at Woolgoolga beach in New South Whales, Australia. The unidentified man was bitten on the hand around 2 or 3 p.m. According to the shark alert app Dorsal, the man was swimming and sustained several lacerations to his hands and chest. The report also stated the man had “lots of bruising to the chest”. The shark was thought to have been around 3m (10ft) long. The species has not been identified. There have been a total of 64 shark attack bites in 2016. Six…

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Surfer Knocked into the Water by a Shark in Australia

A surfer has been knocked into the water by a shark in Australia. Fraser Penman was knocked off his board and into the air by the shark at Injidup Point Beach in Yallingup. The shark hit with such force, that Peman’s board was cracked nearly in half. “Encountered my first and last Shark attack today down at Carparks Injis!” he wrote on Facebook. “Scariest moment of my life, yet walked away intact with nothing but a smashed board,” he said. He credits his “lil brother” Logan Penman for saving his…

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Shark Severed a Surfer’s Leg in Australia-Fatal

A shark severed a surfers leg in Western Australia. Ben Gerring was bitten while surfing at Falcon Beach in the town of Mandurah which is south of Pert City. The 29-year old was heard screaming for help as he was being pulled underwater. Other Surfers heard his cries and paddled over to assist.   They were able to carry Mr. Gerring back to shore and administer first aid. Ian Barker, who assisted in the rescue, told Seven News he “Heard the boy say ‘shark’ and about 15 blokes paddled all the…

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Boy Bitten By a Wobbeggong Shark

A twelve-year-old boy was bitten by a wobbegong shark in Australia today. The young man was north of Byron bay at First Sun Beach just after midday when he was bitten on the foot. The wound was minor and though emergency personal were not required, his parents did take him to the hospital as a precaution. He should have a rapid recovery from the small puncture wound. Wobbegong sharks are normally docile and usually only bite in defense.  They are extremely flexible and can reach around to bite anyone choosing…

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Australia’s Shark Spotting Drone

Australia has a new tool to spot sharks in its waters. The shark spotting drone is made to military specifications and can supposedly detect sharks better than the human eye. The 55lb.(25kg.) drone has been dubbed the ‘Little Ripper Lifesaver’ and will patrol the beaches in search of sharks and swimmers who may be in trouble. Eddie Bennet, CEO of the Little Ripper Lifesaver told euronews “It’s got something that inflates automatically and two or three people can hold on to that, it’s strong enough for that.” The unit also…

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