For the second time in two days a shark attack has been reported on an outer banks beach.
Sarah kempner. Since 1935 there have been 64 unprovoked shark attacks in north carolina and 10 along the outer banks eight in dare county and two in currituck according to the international shark attack file headed up in florida. A five meter yard great white shark attacks bait thrown to it 16 september off the coast of gansbaai about 100 kilometres 63 miles from cape town. Tim arthur told fox8 his son nick was jumping over waves on a sandbar. Nick arthur who.
Swimmers surfers and others in the water may splash and present visual targets that mislead the shark causing it to mistake people for prey. A 16 year old north carolina boy is recovering from a terrifying shark attack that left some 40 teeth prints in his thigh during a family trip to the outer banks on thursday. The atlantic beach fire department said it had not confirmed the attack was by a shark saying only that it was a marine animal attack. The drone used in this vide.
2nd shark attack in 2 days reported on outer banks. The victim saturday was an 18. The big sharks are by far the most likely to bite humans with 326 unprovoked attacks listed on the international shark attack file operated by researchers at the florida museum of natural history. Most shark encounters with humans are cases of mistaken identity.
Most attacks occur in near shore waters.