shark attack - updates

Rappler's latest stories on shark attack


Selfies: 5 times more deadly than shark attacks

Jun 28, 2019 - 6:05 PM

The amount of selfie-related deaths worldwide continue to increase

U.S. teenager loses leg in shark attack

Jun 04, 2019 - 7:16 AM

Paige Winter, 17, encounters the shark around noon while she was spending the day at the Fort Macon beach in North Carolina

Surfer seriously injured in Australia shark attack

Feb 17, 2019 - 6:53 PM

Images taken shortly after appear to show a chunk bitten out of the tail of the man's surfboard

Swimmer killed by stingray, 2 mauled by sharks in Australia

Nov 18, 2018 - 4:24 PM

There have been 13 'unprovoked' shark attacks off the vast continent's coast this year

Stock photo of tiger sharks from Shutterstock

Nudist beach surfer punches shark to escape attack

Oct 21, 2018 - 6:00 AM

'As soon as I did that he latched onto my arm and all I could do was punch it until it let go,' says Australian surfer Paul Kenny

BITTEN. Surfer Paul Kenny was bitten by a shark. Screengrab from ABC Local

10 things more likely to kill you than a shark

Jun 29, 2016 - 6:32 PM

Coconuts hot dogs and jellyfish oh my Here are a few things that kill more people a year than sharks

Orange jellyfish (Chrysaora fuscescens). Some types of jellyfish kill a number of humans yearly via deadly stings. Photo courtesy of Discovery Channel Southeast Asia

American surfer attacked by shark in Bali

Apr 27, 2016 - 5:46 PM

He said that he saw a two meter shark just before he felt the pain

SURF PARADISE. Tourists flock to Bali, Indonesia to enjoy the surf. File photo by EPA/OLIVIER MATTHYS

Beaches closed after Australia shark sightings

Jul 26, 2015 - 12:44 PM

UPDATED Experts say attacks are increasing as water sports become more popular but fatalities remain rare

Surf pro fights off South Africa shark attack on live TV

Jul 19, 2015 - 11:07 PM

UPDATED Surfing world champion Mick Fanning survives the shark attack and loses only his leg rope

SHARK ATTACK. Surfer Mick Fanning is attacked by sharks during the J-Bay Open finals on Sunday, July 19. AFP PHOTO/ VANDERLEI ALMEIDA

Shark kills Pinoy from Cagayan de Oro

Jul 20, 2013 - 4:14 PM

33 year old Fernando Licay of Cagayan de Oro does not survive a shark attack

SHARK ATTACK. Fernando Licay was enjoying a beach trip with friends when the shark attack occured. File photo of Diego Garcia island off the British Indian Ocean Territory. Photo uploaded by user Laurens from Wikimedia Commons

Great white shark 'protected' status questioned

Jul 15, 2012 - 1:21 PM

A surfer was bitten in half on July 14 the fifth death this year on Australia s west coast