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US swimmer dies from suspected shark attack: police

US swimmer dies from suspected shark attack: policeA swimmer has died from an apparent shark bite off the coast of Massachusetts in the northeastern United States, a police report on the rare incident said. The victim, in his mid-20s, “was bitten by what is believed to be a shark” while he swam at Newcomb Hollow Beach in the Cape Cod area, Wellfleet Police said in a statement Saturday. “The town beaches are closed to swimming for the next 24 hours,” the police said.



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Massachusetts man dies in state's first shark attack fatality in over 80 years

Massachusetts man dies in state's first shark attack fatality in over 80 yearsA man who was bitten by a shark in Cape Cod has died, becoming Massachusetts’ first shark attack fatality in over 80 years. The 26-year-old and his friend were boogie-boarding off Newcomb Hollow Beach in Wellfleet when the attack took place around noon on Saturday, Wellfleet Police Lieutenant Michael Hurley said. Joe Booth, a local fisherman and surfer, said that he saw the victim kick something behind him and the flicker of a tail in the water.



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The Hurricane Shark Hoax Is Back Again For Florence — Don't Get Hooked

The Hurricane Shark Hoax Is Back Again For Florence -- Don't Get HookedDuring every hurricane, Scottish journalist Jason Michael McCann enjoys



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Cape Cod shark attack leaves man with puncture wounds to torso and legs

Cape Cod shark attack leaves man with puncture wounds to torso and legsA 61-year-old man who was bitten by a shark in Massachusetts has suffered puncture wounds to his torso and legs, officials say. The unidentified victim was swimming on the Long Nook Beach in Truro, on Cape Cod, a peninsula that extends into the Atlantic Ocean, at approximately 4pm local time when the attack happened. According to the Truro Police Department, the 61-year-old reported to be standing in shallow waters, approximately 30 yards (27 metres) offshore when he was bitten.



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Was a great white shark to blame for Cape Cod attack?

Was a great white shark to blame for Cape Cod attack?TRURO, Mass. (AP) — On a windswept dune overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, hastily erected signs warned Cape Cod beachgoers to stay out of the water Thursday — a day after a New York man became the first person since 2012 to be attacked by a shark in waters off Massachusetts.



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Swimmer Suffers Puncture Wounds in Shark Attack on Cape Cod

Swimmer Suffers Puncture Wounds in Shark Attack on Cape CodA 61-year-old man suffered puncture wounds to his torso and legs as he was attacked by a shark in Cape Cod



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Great white shark leaps out of sea and lunges at researcher with teeth bared

Great white shark leaps out of sea and lunges at researcher with teeth baredA great white shark has been caught on camera leaping out of the sea beneath a researcher and lunging at him with its teeth bared. Greg Skomal was standing on the bow of a research boat off Cape Cod, near Boston, when the predator breached the water. Did you see that?” Mr Skomal shouted.



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Brazen Thieves Steal Shark From San Antonio Aquarium, Carry It Away in Baby Stroller

Brazen Thieves Steal Shark From San Antonio Aquarium, Carry It Away in Baby StrollerThankfully the shark was returned safely.



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Researchers Catch Small Shark, 8-Foot Great White Steals It

Researchers Catch Small Shark, 8-Foot Great White Steals ItResearchers in Virginia say they caught a smaller shark during a longline fishing survey when a great white showed up and stole the show, ultimately making a mess of their line and getting away with the smaller shark.



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Shark feeding frenzy

Shark feeding frenzyOne committed photographer spent a grand total of 3,000 dive hours trying to get the perfect shots, capturing beautiful images of a rare shark feeding frenzy.



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