Seychelles Shark Attack Leaves British Honeymooner Dead

By Alicia Dennis on
A honeymoon was cut to a tragic end when Ian Redmond, 30, was killed in a shark attack in the Seychelles islands this week.Redmond is the second tourist to die by shark this month: On August 1, 36-year-old Nicolas François Virolle was killed, leading government officials to ban swimming in certain areas.Alain St Ange, the head of the Seychelles tourism board, told the Daily Telegraph, "We are closing the beaches pending the arrival of experts from South Africa."Redmond's widow Gemma, who was...Read Full Story

Ryan Seacrest, Shark Bite Survivor!

By Tatiana Guertin on
Most people attacked by sharks are lucky to survive, and if they do, they tell horrible tales involving pain, the loss of limbs and lots and lots of blood. Ryan Seacrest on the other hand, must be invincible. He was attacked by a shark off the coast of Mexico and didn't even know it!But, let's not give him too much credit. Apparently the shark that attacked him was a tiny shark, about the size of a stick, so tiny in fact, that he didn’t even know what it was.It wasn't until the American Idol...Read Full Story

Australian Escapes Shark Attack With Eye Poke

By Tatiana Guertin on
An Australian swimmer survived a shark attack by poking the deadly predator in the eye. The shark, described as 16 feet in length, is believed to be a great white.So, news alert to Australian swimmers, if you see a pissed off one-eyed shark swimming around, get away quickly. But if it attacks you, poke it in the other eye.The 37-year-old swimmer, Jason Cull, said he was swimming at Middleton Beach Saturday when he saw a shadow moving in the water. He mistook the creature for a dolphin, but...Read Full Story

Shark Attack Leaves American Tourist Dead

By Tatiana Guertin on
A 24-year-old American tourist was attacked by a shark while surfing off the coast of Mexico's southern Pacific coast, officials announced Tuesday. Although the man was still alive when brought onto the beach, he died shortly after arriving at a local hospital.It's believed that a gray shark bit the San Francisco, California man. The shark bit high on his right thigh, leaving a 15-inch would, that stretched front his hip to his knee, exposing his femur, authorities said.The attack occurred at...Read Full Story

Shark Attack Leaves 1 Dead in San Diego

By Tatiana Guertin on
A shark attacked and killed a swimmer training with a group of local triathaletes off the coast of San Diego County Friday, authorities said.The man's identity has not been released, but it was reported by the Associated Press that he was between 55 and 60-years-old and swimming with a group of people at Tide beach around 7 a.m. when the attack took place.The man was taken out of the water and rushed to a lifeguard station, but was pronounced dead at the scene. Swimmers were quickly ordered...Read Full Story