Tourist Loses Both Hands in Rare Shark Attack During Whale-watching Trip in French Polynesia

A French tourist lost both her hands in a rare shark attack while swimming off the coast of Moorea in French Polynesia, according to local emergency services.

The Telegraph reported that the victim is a 35-year-old female French national who was taking part in a whale-watching expedition when the attack occurred. She was reportedly attacked by an oceanic whitetip shark, which bit into her arms and chest. READ MORE

By Stacey Leasca

October 22, 2019