A 16 year old boy is recovering after being attacked by a shark at the cape hatteras national seashore in north carolina.
Butter popcorn rice cakes. Most attacks occur in near shore waters. The big sharks are by far the most likely to bite humans with 326 unprovoked attacks listed on the international shark attack file operated by researchers at the florida museum of natural history. A five meter yard great white shark attacks bait thrown to it 16 september off the coast of gansbaai about 100 kilometres 63 miles from cape town. Since 1935 there have been 64 unprovoked shark attacks in north carolina and 10 along the outer banks eight in dare county and two in currituck according to the international shark attack file headed up in florida.
For the second time in two days a shark attack has been reported on an outer banks beach. A 16 year old north carolina boy is recovering from a terrifying shark attack that left some 40 teeth prints in his thigh during a family trip to the outer banks on thursday. The victim saturday was an 18. Most shark encounters with humans are cases of mistaken identity.
Nick arthur who. 2nd shark attack in 2 days reported on outer banks. Tim arthur told fox8 his son nick was jumping over waves on a sandbar. Shark attacks are extremely rare but the isaf does offer up tips for reducing your risk here.
Swimmers surfers and others in the water may splash and present visual targets that mislead the shark causing it to mistake people for prey.