Forty years ago, “Jaws” thrilled Al Brenneka like any other moviegoer, but he figured his chances of encountering a shark in the ocean were slim to none.
Authorities say a shark bit a 10-year-old girl on her leg near the south end of Jacksonville Beach.
It’s the golden hour, right before sunset, when the light is soft and pretty. The landscape looks like a postcard. Tourists stroll, kids run. No one is in the water. No one wants to be a feast for a shark.
A 9-year-old boy had his Achilles’ tendon severed during a shark attack off Patrick Air Force Base.
A surfer testing out a new board survived a shark attack after punching the shark in the eye.
A diver in Australia is recovering in the hospital following a shark attack – the second one he has lived through in under a decade.
A man who recently survived a shark attack while on vacation in the Bahamas claims to have also been struck by lightning, been bitten by a rattlesnake and also been punched by monkeys.
Contrary to popular belief, Steven Spielberg’s 1975 prolific hit thriller “Jaws” is more than a mere work of fiction. To this day, several different species of sharks swim in both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, and almost 15 deaths throughout the nation have been attributed to unprovoked shark attacks just in the new millennium.
Two teens are lucky to be alive after suffering a “Jaws”-type shark attack at New Smyrna Beach.