Queensland Releases Terrifying Shark Net Statistics

A recent spate of Tiger shark catches off Sunshine Coast beaches has triggered a warning for swimmers.

Monster catch: 4.1m (13 foot) tiger shark among state's biggest shark net catches... The Queensland State Government yesterday released its annual shark count data, revealing more than 500 specimens had been caught since the start of the year and warning beachgoers to be careful in the water. A 4.1-metre (13 foot) tiger shark was the largest shark to be caught in beach protection nets this year, demonstrating how close swimmers can come to the predators of the deep. The animal was … [Read more...]