When the shark appeared, the husband and wife in their double kayak had paddled for only 10 minutes, reaching just past the mouth of the harbor. "It surfaced next to us like a submarine," said Jon Schwartz. "It was like 9, 10 feet long, directly perpendicular to us, about 12 feet away, a tiger shark, about 200 pounds. It was staring at us, right next to us. Our worst fear … [Read more...]
Shark Attacks on the Rise!
Plenty Magazine reports: Shark attacks on the rise as the animals’ numbers plummet! George Burgess, manager of the International Shark Attack File, discusses the sea creature’s uncertain future By Susan Cosier When George Burgess was growing up, the oceans were seen as a treasure trove of resources. Now, many fish stocks are failing and sharks, the iconic creatures of … [Read more...]