Great white shark

Two men carry a swimmer, second from right, after he was bitten by a great white shark, as lifeguards close in at left in the ocean off Manhattan Beach, Saturday, July 5, 2014. (AP Photo/goofyfootphotography.com, Laura Joyce)

Manhattan Beach shark bite victim feared for his life

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Steven Robles was an hour into his regular weekend swim off some of Southern California’s most popular beaches when he came face-to-face with a great white shark. The 7-foot-long juvenile […]

07/07/2014

Two men carry a swimmer, second from right, after he was bitten by a great white shark, as lifeguards close in at left in the ocean off Manhattan Beach, Saturday, July 5, 2014. (AP Photo/goofyfootphotography.com, Laura Joyce)

Shark bites man near Manhattan Beach

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A swimmer was bitten Saturday by a juvenile great white shark that grew agitated trying to free itself from a hook a fisherman had thrown into the water off Southern […]

07/05/2014

Shark attack

Swimmers ordered out of water following shark attack in Manhattan Beach

MANHATTAN BEACH (CNS) – A 7-foot-long shark was hooked by a fisherwoman and was fighting for its life when it took a bite on a distance swimmer in the waters off the Manhattan Beach Pier […]

07/05/2014

Surfer looks at a shark danger sign

Great White sighting closes Santa Barbara beach

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — A Santa Barbara beach has been closed and warning signs posted after at least seven people reported seeing a great white shark. KEYT-TV says Leadbetter Beach was shut down for […]

06/09/2014

"Mary Lee," shark captured and outfitted with tracking device by OCEARCH.

Great white shark moves back to northeast

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The great white shark known as Mary Lee is headed north again after spending a number of weeks this winter along the Southeast coast. WATCH this video where researcher Chris Fischer (!) says Mary is ‘blowing our minds.’

01/31/2013

"Mary Lee," shark captured and outfitted with tracking device by OCEARCH.

Interview with a shark chaser

A 3,456-pound female shark, named “Mary Lee”, was captured off Cape Cod last September 17 by OCEARCH, a nonprofit research group that studies the ocean’s giants. LISTEN to this interview with the group’s founder to learn more about their work.

01/28/2013

Calif. surfer bitten by shark punched its head

EUREKA, Calif. (AP) – A 25-year-old California surfer who survived a shark attack says he punched the shark in the head until it finally released him. Scott Stephens spoke about his ordeal at a news […]

10/31/2012

Surfer bitten by shark in latest attack off Calif.

EUREKA, Calif. (AP) – Hospital officials were expected to release more information Wednesday after a 25-year-old surfer was apparently bitten by a shark off the coast of Eureka, the latest in a string of shark […]

10/31/2012

Central beaches reopen after fatal shark attack

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) – Three Central California beaches that were closed following a deadly shark attack on a surfer have reopened. Vandenberg Air Force Base spokesman Michael Peterson says the 72-hour closure […]

10/26/2012

Calif. surfer killed in shark attack off air base

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) – A shark attack at an Air Force base beach killed an experienced 39-year-old surfer, following months of frequent shark sightings along the central California coast. Francisco Javier Solorio […]

10/24/2012

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