Swimmers surfers and others in the water may splash and present visual targets that mislead the shark causing it to mistake people for prey.
Austin reed tweed blazer. 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. Nick arthur who. 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. The victim saturday was an 18.
Most shark encounters with humans are cases of mistaken identity. A 16 year old boy is recovering after being attacked by a shark at the cape hatteras national seashore in north carolina. 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. 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.
For the second time in two days a shark attack has been reported on an outer banks beach. Shark attacks are extremely rare but the isaf does offer up tips for reducing your risk here. 2nd shark attack in 2 days reported on outer banks. The drone used in this vide.
Most attacks occur in near shore waters.