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Shark Fatally Bites Surfer Off Australia’s East Coast

SYDNEY (AP) — A surfer was fatally bitten by a shark off Australia’s eastern coast Sunday as many locals went to beaches to celebrate Father’s Day. Fellow surfers, bystanders and paramedics gave the man CPR but he had a critical arm injury and could not be revived, New South Wales ambulance official Chris Wilson said. […]

80-Million-Year-Old Shark Teeth Found in the City Of David, Israel

A stash of 29 “out of place” 80-million-year-old shark teeth have been discovered at a 2,900-year-old site in the City of David neighborhood in Jerusalem, Israel. The find has challenged scientists as the ancient teeth were discovered over 50 miles (80 km) away from where such fossils are generally discovered. Archaeologists used isotopic dating to […]

Oldest Shark Attack Victim Ever, Found in an Ancient Japanese Mound

A prehistoric Japanese man’s dying moments have been recreated in astonishingly gory detail based on the forensic evidence found on his final remains. Not only do those details include almost 800 tooth marks on the man’s bones, but he was missing a hand and a leg! This was death by shark attack, and it occurred […]

Shark and ray populations have dropped 70% and are nearing ‘point of no return,’ study warns

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‘Giant’ Jurassic shark fossil unearthed in Germany was ‘most impressive’ fish of its time

The spectacular discovery of an almost complete skeleton of a Jurassic-period shark has given researchers incredible new insight into life on Earth 150-million-years ago. The exceptionally well-preserved fossil was found in the Solnhofen Limestone formation in Bavaria, Germany, which had a tropical lagoon landscape when the shark was in its pomp in Earth’s distant past. […]

Rare shark attack in Australia’s Swan River near Perth

The Australian city of Perth is renowned for sharks off its beaches, but on Thursday a shark attacked a man swimming in the city’s Swan River, biting him on the upper leg in the first shark attack in the river since 1969.The man was attacked by what was likely to be a 2-to-3 metre (6.5-to-9.8 […]

Fibreglass shark linked to Jaws movie is installed at new musuem

Bruce, the fibreglass shark made from the Jaws mould, is hoisted into position at the new Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles, which is set to open its doors to the public on April 30 next year. The shark is a replica and did not feature in Steven Spielberg’s classic 1975 film Jaws. […]

Beachgoer Killed By Shark Along Popular Western Australia Beach

A 55-year-old man died after being attacked by a shark in Western Australia Sunday, marking Australia’s eighth shark-related death this year. The man was bodyboarding about 100 to 130 feet from the shore of Cable Beach, a popular tourist spot along the Indian Ocean, when he was bitten around 8:40 a.m., police said. Authorities pulled […]

Video: U.S. Coast Guard Opens Fire on Shark To Protect Swimmers

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Video: U.S. Coast Guard Opens Fire on Shark To Protect Swimmers

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Video: U.S. Coast Guard Opens Fire on Shark To Protect Swimmers

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US: White Mud Shark Boasted of Negro Boyfriend & Mutt Baby, Gets Shot in Head

Toll paid. Vdare: Sydney Parmelee, a young white woman living in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, wanted to let the world know, via Facebook, how proud she was to be the mother of a bi-racial child. The 2014 graduate of Carlisle High School awarded three hearts to a post featuring a biracial girl holding a sign that read: My daddy is black […]

Second shark attack at Gracetown, Western Australia after 41-year-old man bitten

     A second man has been attacked by a shark off Gracetown on Monday just hours after a surfer was mauled in the same area. Jason Longrass was bitten by a shark just hours after Alejandro Travaglini, a father of two from Margaret River, was attacked by a great white at Cobblestones surf break. Channel […]

Teen hospitalised after shark attack at Cape St Francis, South Africa

     A 19-year-old was attacked by a shark while surfing at Cape St Francis, near Jeffreys Bay in the Eastern Cape on Tuesday. The teenager was helped out of the water by fellow surfers and friends and was treated for shock and lacerations to his left knee by National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) medics. “The […]

Shark attack warning: Fears man-eaters will head for beach where 140 whales died (IMAGES, VIDEO)

Helping to save the whales, washed up this morning at #hamelinbay This one was very tired, and bleeding from cuts off the rocks. We managed to get it off the rocks, but it beached again around the corner. So, we had another go. Spent about an hour trying to help it. It could hardly swim […]

‘Progressive’ Journalists Jump the Shark on Russiagate

‘Progressive’ Journalists Jump the Shark on Russiagate A lack of skepticism has characterized much of the reporting on Russiagate, with undue credibility being given to questionable sources like the Steele dossier, and now progressives like Jane Mayer and Cenk Uygur are joining the bandwagon. Jane Mayer of The New Yorker and Cenk Uygur of The Young Turks […]

Shark attacks along US west coast nearly double in 2017 over previous year

     A new report says shark attacks rose last year on the West Coast. The Shark Research Committee says there were nine unprovoked attacks in 2017 — eight in California and one in Washington. That’s up from five the year before. Nobody died but some people were bitten. The committee says most attacks probably involved […]

17-feet great white shark found dead on the east coast of Luzon Island, Philippines

     Fishermen have been warned to take care after a huge Great White Shark washed up off the east coast of Luzon Island. The 17-feet-long monster was reported in the town of Dipaculao, in Aurora province, today (Wednesday, January 24). The species is a rare visitor to the warm seas of the Philippines, with only […]

Confederacy of Dunces: Neoliberals Jump the Shark in The New York Times

Last Monday, the New York Times carried what has to be one of the most ludicrous, Orwellian pieces of propaganda in recent memory. The title sums it up:  “Is the Democratic Party Becoming too Democratic?”   First, a Little Background Newly elected DNC Chairman Tom Perez, right, and Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., who was named deputy chairman, […]

Tourist dead after shark attack off Cocos Island, Costa Rica; second person injured

     A tourist has died after being attacked by a shark in an underwater rampage that also left a dive master seriously injured. The American woman was diving with a group of tourists off the Costa Rican island of Isla Del Coco when the tiger shark mauled her to death. The Costa Rican environment ministry […]

Another whale shark found dead, the latest in Gujarat, India

     After a 30-feet long whale was found dead last week, body of a male whale shark, about 15 feet long, was found at Madhavpur coast on September 28. A team of ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) and Wildlife Trust of India (WTI), Veraval, reached the spot to assess the reasons for its death. […]

Whale shark found washed ashore in Tamil Nadu, India

     A whale shark was found washed ashore near Thoothukudi old port on Wednesday evening. Sources in Thoothukudi Wildlife Range, Gulf of Mannar Marine National Park, said while patrolling along the shore, the forest personnel found the carcass of the female whale shark. It weighed around 1.5 tonnes. The injuries on its body and near […]

Great white shark attacks boat off Esperance, Western Australia; third such incident in a week

     Anxious Esperance residents have pleaded for government help after a third attack on a boat by an aggressive great white shark this week. The incident occurred near notorious attack site Kelp Beds Beach. More untagged and aggressive great white sharks have been encountered by people in the past two weeks than the two sharks […]

Boy attacked by shark off Gran Canaria

     A shark my have been responsible for badly injuring the foot and leg of a boy as he surfed off a Spanish beach. Pictures of his mutilated foot show tooth-like marks on his leg as well. It is not clear how the unnamed youth sustained his injuries – with no explanation provided by the […]

Shark attacks fisherman at lagoon in Samoa

     A young man from the village of Nofoali’i has survived a shark attack which has left villagers deeply disturbed. The young man was fishing in the lagoon on Friday afternoon when he was attacked, villagers told the Sunday Samoan yesterday. It was not possible to get a comment from the family of the man […]

Surfer bitten by great white shark at Iluka beach, Western Australia

     A surfer has been described as “the luckiest man on earth” after a shark snapped his board in half before biting his hip on the NSW north coast this morning Byron Bay local Abe McGrath, 35, was lying on his board off Main Beach, about 300m north of the Illuka Wall, just after 6am […]

Dead whale shark found in Tamil Nadu, India

     A dead whale shark weighing nearly 3.5 tonne washed ashore on Pamban South Beach in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday. On being alerted by fishermen, a team headed by Mandapam wildlife ranger S Sathish visited the spot and examined the carcass. According to wildlife officials, the whale shark is a protected species under schedule I […]

Teenager bitten by shark off Hilton Head, South Carolina

     A teen from Ohio had a terrifying encounter with a shark earlier this month while boogie boarding in South Carolina. Reagan Readnour, 14, was on vacation in Hilton Head when she was bitten by a shark twice, the Island Packet reported. The teen said that she was boogie boarding at the beach with her […]

Massive Shark Die-Off on California Coast is Alarming Researchers

Vic Bishop, Staff WriterWaking Times Mass marine animal die-offs have become regular news in recent years, especially along the western coast of the America’s where it is quite common to hear of pods of whales or other animals mysteriously perishing in great numbers. Most recently along the coast of California, primarily around the San […]

Shark attacks spearfisherman off Boca Chica Key, Florida; captured on video

     A spearfisherman wearing a head camera captured the intense moment an 8-foot reef shark attacked him and took a bite out of his leg Sunday near Middle Samo Reef off Boca Chica in the Florida Keys. The unidentified spearfisherman posted video of the incident on his YouTube Channel called Over the Edge on Tuesday […]

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