Teen bitten by shark in Perth

A teenage girl is healing from a shark bite she received Jan. 14 at a rural beach in Perth. Isabella Brett-Jensen, 15, was relaxing with her friend Lucy Laylor on North Cottesloe Beach, Western Australia, when they jumped in the water to cool off. Around 11:30 a.m. as the two girls waded into the waist-deep water, Isabella felt something grab her foot. “I was trying to wriggle it out and then I realized there was something actually suckling on my foot,” she told 9News. The teen couldn’t see what had…

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Surfer bitten by great white shark in California

Nick Wapner was hitting the waves at Montaña de Oro State Park Jan. 8 before catching one last wave and a shark bite. The Cal Poly sophomore had been in the water off Sandspit Beach for about an hour with other surfers from his school, when he went to catch one final wave. After his friends headed in around 10 a.m., Wapner paddled into position for an incoming set of waves when a great white grabbed him and his surfboard from below. “It all happened quickly, but I turned and…

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