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A woman with a shark clutching to her arm. Photo courtesy of Boca Raton Fire Rescue.
US woman rushed to hospital with shark stuck to arm

A woman in the US state of Florida was rushed to a hospital after being bitten by a shark -- with the animal still clutching on to her arm.

US woman rushed to hospital with shark stuck to arm
X Pin to desktop X Teen killed by shark in Australia
X Pin to desktop X Teen killed by shark in Australia

A teenager was killed in a shark attack at a reef off Australia's northeast coast, with ambulance officials saying he was dead by the time he reached shore.

X Pin to desktop X Teen killed by shark in Australia
West Australia scraps shark cull policy
West Australia scraps shark cull policy

The Western Australia government said it would abandon its controversial catch-and-kill shark policy.

West Australia scraps shark cull policy
Sharks off the menu and on the tourist trail in Palau
Sharks off the menu and on the tourist trail in Palau

Tourists in Palau clamour to dive among the predators thanks to a pioneering conservation initiative.

Sharks off the menu and on the tourist trail in Palau
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Brutus the giant crocodile attacks shark in Australia

Tourists in northern Australia have been left stunned by two fierce animals going head-to-head.

Brutus the giant crocodile attacks shark in Australia
Great white shark choked by sea lion
Great white shark choked by sea lion

A great white shark that washed up on an Australian beach this week had a sea lion stuck in its throat which likely caused its death, fisheries officials said.

Great white shark choked by sea lion
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Cap, goggles found from Australian shark attack victim

The swimming cap and goggles of a woman taken by a shark in Australia have been found along with a small amount of human remains, police said.

Cap, goggles found from Australian shark attack victim
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Woman killed by shark in Australia

A woman was taken by a shark on Thursday while swimming with her husband in Australia, authorities said, in an attack which horrified fellow swimmers.

Woman killed by shark in Australia
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Sea turned red after Australian shark attack, says rescuer

A man who dived into the sea to rescue a woman from a shark attack said Monday "reality hit" when he saw the water turn red, as he was honoured for his bravery.

Sea turned red after Australian shark attack, says rescuer
Australia hatches first IVF shark
Australia hatches first IVF shark

Australia has successfully hatched its first shark born via artificial insemination with hopes that the development can ultimately be used to help breed threatened species.

Australia hatches first IVF shark
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Thousands rally against shark cull in Australia

Thousands of people rallied across Australia Saturday against a controversial shark culling policy designed to prevent attacks, saying killing the marine animals was the not the answer.

Thousands rally against shark cull in Australia
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Australia to go ahead with shark 'kill' zones

A controversial policy to catch and kill sharks off popular west coast beaches got the green light in Australia, in a move the Humane Society Tuesday termed a "complete disgrace".

Australia to go ahead with shark 'kill' zones
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For sharks, old age may be 70 or more: study

Great white sharks may live until their 70s, more than three times as long as previously thought, according to a new analysis of the marine predator's backbones out Wednesday.

For sharks, old age may be 70 or more: study
Environmentalists hail China's banquet ban on shark fin
Environmentalists hail China's banquet ban on shark fin

Environmentalists hailed Monday a Chinese government ban on serving shark's fin, bird's nest soup and other wild animal products at official functions, saying it will set a precedent that will help protect endangered species.

Environmentalists hail China's banquet ban on shark fin
Shark attack kills teenager in Australia
Shark attack kills teenager in Australia

A teenager died after being attacked by a shark in Australia on Saturday, police said, one week after a surfer was fatally mauled in the nation's west.

Shark attack kills teenager in Australia
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Dolphin killings rise in Peru due to Asia shark fin sales

Peru has dramatically increased its sales of shark fins to Asia, triggering the slaughter of about 15,000 dolphins a year used as bait.

Dolphin killings rise in Peru due to Asia shark fin sales
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Shark overfishing endangers reefs: Australian study

Scientists studying remote reefs off Australia said Thursday sharks played a fundamental role in coral health, with overfishing of the marine predators increasing reef vulnerability to global warming and disasters.

Shark overfishing endangers reefs: Australian study
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Indian Ocean paradise island beset by shark controversy

The dangers of shark attacks are no secret for Georges, who as a kid was repeatedly warned to beware of the large predators lurking in the tropical waters off his native Reunion island.

Indian Ocean paradise island beset by shark controversy
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German woman has arm bitten off in Hawaii shark attack

A German woman had her right arm bitten off after being attacked by a shark while swimming in Hawaii.

German woman has arm bitten off in Hawaii shark attack
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Light cast on NY subway's dead shark mystery

Beachgoers came forward Thursday with a plausible explanation for why a dead shark turned up in a New York subway train two days before.

Light cast on NY subway's dead shark mystery