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Friday, January 20, 2012

australia third shark attack

australia third shark attack
Australia has third shark attack, A man swimming in Australia is now the third person in less than three weeks to be attacked by a shark in the country . The country generally gets that many attacks in an entire year. The news comes just one day after a surfer was bitten by a bull shark near Sydney.

In Australia, the third shark attack that occurred this year were wounded in a swimmer .Western Australia Police Sergeant Gerry Cassidy Center, Coral Bay, a person with a floating 3-meter tiger shark had been attacked, he said. Sergeant Cassidy, shark attack, bite, and many deep wounds caused by swimmer's shoulder, he said.

South Australian Royal Flying Doctors Service spokeswoman Joanne Hill in the 26-year old swimmer said the situation is better and there is a vital danger.
In the first shark attack in Australia, 90 kilometers north of Sydney's North Avoca'da occurred on January 3 and 28-year-old had broken a person's arm. Newcastle, 125 kilometers north of Sydney yesterday he was being attacked and severely wounded by a shark off a surfer.
Worldwide attention focused on shark deaths after an American man died off the coast of west Australia this week, the third shark attack in the region in less than two months. Despite the deaths, scientists warned aginst overreacting, and conservationists in the U.S. are pushing to enact stronger laws to protect shark species.

To better understand the conservation movement, I accompanied R.J. Dunlap Marine Conservation Program director, Neil Hammerschlag in a boat off the Florida Keys. We set a series of lines with bait in the water in the hopes of pulling up a shark we could measure, sample, and tag before releasing.

While most people go out of their way to avoid sharks, the folks at the University of Miami Rosensteil School’s conservation program will do anything to find them in the water.
After we pulled up up a dozen buoys, we started feeling a bit desperate. “Kiss the bait!” University of Miami doctoral researcher Austin Gallagher told me, before adding, “I’m not kidding.”

I caved, and kissed a piece of barracuda, leaving a bright fuchsia lipstick mark on it. But even that didn’t work.

In the end, Hammerschlag directed two of his researchers, David Shiffman and Robbie Christian, to do a “bull shark dance,” in which they pawed their feet and made horn figures with their hands on the sides of their heads.

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