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Shark bite at Guana State Park Fla.

Firefighters responded to a shark bite at Guana state Park in Florida.

Mark Richard Wilson was bodysurfing around noon today at South Ponte Beach, when he was bitten on the right ankle.

The 48-year-old saw something flopping in the water before he was bitten.

Mrs. Wilson, who was near her husband when the incident occurred, saw a 4-foot shark.

Fire rescue responded and took Mr. Wilson to to the Baptist Medical Center Beaches for evaluation.

The shark was thought to be a black tip, which is common in Florida waters.

This is the twenty-seventh shark attack bite of 2016. Three of which were fatal. Seven in the US, with six occurring in Florida.

All locations have been marked on the 2016 shark attack bites tracking map.

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