Latest Shark Accidents


Leg bitten off by large white shark.

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Rare shark bite is Destin, Florida.

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A young woman gets bitten by a shark while trying to get a selfie

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A teenager, Zack Davis, was bitten by a small shark while surfing. Davis wore a "sharkbanz," a device that should repel sharks.

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Third incident in Maui within 1 month.

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2 incidents within 24 hours at the same beach.

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Further incidents

Or further incidents which we have compiled for you.

June 7, 2015, Cocoa Beach, Florida

A 10 year old boy got bitten in chest deep water on Cocoa Beach, Florida. Due to the severity of the calf wound, the boy was airlifted to a trauma center in Orlando. It was assumed to be juvenile bull shark.

May 15, 2015, Sullivan's island, South Carolina, USA:

A 30-year old man was bitten by a 6 ft (around 2m) shark and suffered injuries to his foot while swimming at Sullivan's island. Some witnesses described the shark looking like a sandtiger (Carcharias taurus). Source:

May 7, 2015, Cocoa Beach, Florida, USA:

Josh Green was swimming mid afternoon when an  shark bit him. Hie showed lacerations to the lower leg, ankle and foot. The species was not identified. Source: