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Spear Fisherman Attacked by Great White Shark in California

Nov. 26 (UPI) — A man is in stable condition in a local hospital after a great white shark attacked him while he spear fished a few hundred yards off Pebble Beach in California. The shark bit his thigh, causing significant damage.

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OC Police Chopper Alerts Surfers in Shark Infested Waters

Authorities took to the air via helicopter just off the coast of Orange County, California, on Thursday to warn surfers and paddleboarders to “exit the water calmly” because up to 25 great white sharks were seen plying the waters near the shore.

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Climate Change: Only The Sharks Can Save Us Now

Next time you find yourself in the sea and you spot a triangular fin bearing down on you – perhaps with some eerie music going der-dum der-dum der-dum dum dum dum dum, in the background – be sure, before you

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Hammerhead, Great White Sharks Haunt California Beaches

Several dangerous shark encounters off California’s coast this past weekend prompted closures at beaches in San Diego and near Morro Bay after a group of kayakers captured footage of their encounter with a hammerhead shark, and one woman had a great white shark bite a chunk out of her surfboard.

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Watch: Australian Surfer Escapes Shark Attack During Competition

On Sunday, at the 2015 J-Bay Open surf competition in South Africa, Australian surfer and three-time world champion Mick Fanning had just finished up the opening wave of the final and was waiting for another wave when he was approached

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Surfer Meets ‘Aggressive’ Great White Shark in Huntington Beach

A surfer in Huntington Beach was bumped by an “aggressive” great white shark on Friday while on his surfboard, prompting authorities to close two miles of the beach for approximately 24 hours. The incident came as a surprise considering that shark attacks in California have been on the decline, and have decreased significantly (90%) since the 1950s.

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Great White Shark Trolls Kayak

On Tuesday, a marine biologist who is also a kayak guide had what could have been a frightening experience for anyone else: a great white shark swam directly under his kayak.

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Witness: Shark Jumped from Water to Bite Boy’s Arm Off in One Chomp

One witness was so shocked by a shark attack in the ocean near Oak Island, North Carolina, that she thought it was a movie, and another noted that the creature literally jumped out of the water to bite off a boy’s entire arm with one, swift chomp.