Addison Bethea was out hunting for scallops in the waters off Keaton Beach, Florida, on Thursday when a shark latched onto her flesh.
A Romanian and an Austrian have been killed in shark attacks within three days off the Red Sea coast of Egypt.
Romania’s Foreign Ministry confirmed that a female tourist from the country was killed while vacationing on Sunday.
A 68-year-old Austrian woman died on Friday in another attack while swimming near the resort town of Hurghada.
It is still unclear whether the attacks were caused by the same shark. Read More …..
New York state has ordered enhanced shark patrols at Long Island State Park beaches after a series of recent encounters left lifeguards, surfers and swimmers gashed on some of the South Shore’s most popular stretches of sand.
Three people were attacked at the same beach — Smith Point County Park, a Fire Island barrier beach — within a 10-day span last week, leading to multiple but temporary closures of swimming areas. None of the injuries was life-threatening, but a number of the people who discovered their skin torn after feeling pain needed stitches to close their wounds. Read More ……
If you’re a New Yorker looking to squeeze every drop of enjoyment out of summer 2022, I have two recommendations for you. First, get this rechargeable mosquito-repeller; I’m a chronic mosquito victim, but I’ve yet to get a bite while using it. Second, start following the news about the shark attacks and sightings off the coast of Long Island. Read More ……
A 16-year-old surfer was bitten by a shark Wednesday afternoon — becoming the sixth Long Island beachgoer to experience a shark attack this summer.
The teenager was able to walk out of the water after being bitten about 60 feet offshore at Kismet Beach on Fire Island, authorities said, with a four-inch laceration on his foot. Read more …..