*Graphic* Teen surfer bitten by a shark in Spain

A teenager was bitten by a shark near the Canary Islands off the coast of Spain. Kenai Godoy was enjoying the water on his surfboard between El Charco and El Roque off Gran Canaria when something grabbed his foot. The 13-year-old was able to make it back to shore and was treated on scene before being transported to the hospital. Godoy needed 15 sutures to close the wound caused by the 3- to 5-foot shark. Authorities believe the shark was from the mackerel shark family, and was most likely a…

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*Graphic* Girl bitten by shark in Spain?

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A young girl was bitten by what appears to have been a shark while swimming in Spain. The 11-year-old girl was in the shallow wave zone close to shore off Grao de Moncofa on August 23. She was bitten on the left foot and had several teeth marks left by what is thought to have been a small blue shark. Her father pulled her from the water and lifeguards were able to stem the bleeding until the girl was taken by ambulance to the local hospital. Earlier this year a…

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Video: Blue Shark Beaches Itself in Spain

A video has surfaced of a blue shark beaching itself off the coast of Bolnuevo, Spain. Tons of beach goers gathered around the shark and began filming the incident. Thankfully Red Cross personnel were in the area and were able to dispatch a jet ski to the area. Once the jet ski arrived, a rope was attached to the sharks tail and it was drug out to sea. This is not the first blue shark to make news in Spain. Just last month a swimmer was bitten on the hand…

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16yo bitten by shark on Spanish beach

A 16-year-old young man was bitten on the right hand by a shark while playing in the water in Salou Spain. He was floating on an inflatable raft in the shallows when the bite, which required 30 stitches, occurred. Witnesses on the beach could not be positive of the type of shark, but some described it as a Blue Shark. Blue shark attacks and bites on humans are rare. According to the International Shark Attack File only 13 confirmed incidents have occurred from 1580-2013, though 4 of which were fatal.…

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