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Tragic surfer dies after having ‘arm ripped off’ in brutal shark attack

Don’t miss a thing by getting the Daily Star’s biggest headlines straight to your inbox! A surfer has been brutally mauled to death by a shark that reportedly ripped his arm off and left him bleeding on a beach. Emergency services rushed to the scene to desperately help the man in his 30s after his […]

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Rescuers rush to free huge humpback whale after it gets caught in 200m long net

A rescue operation is being carried out in a desperate last-minute bid to free a humpback whale after it was trapped in shark nets at sea. The incident took place just outside the Coolangatta on the Gold Coast in Australia when the mammal became entangled in a net with several buoys seen attached to the […]

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Swimming postman comes face-to-face with huge shark on staycation snorkel trip

An unfazed postman came face-to-face with a huge shark while snorkeling off the coast of Cornwall. Martin Yelland, 38, was diving just off the coast of Penzance when the blue shark, which can grow up to 13ft, swam straight towards him. It stuck around for about an hour, before being scared off by a pod […]

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‘Large shark’ circling just yards from swimmers forces evacuation of UK beach

A large shark sighting caused a busy UK beach to be evacuated just like a scene from the classic movie Jaws. Swimmers and paddlers were ordered to hurry onto dry land at Boscombe beach, in Bournemouth, Dorset, on Wednesday. Announcing the potential danger over speakers, RNLI lifeguards told beachgoers that "large marine wildlife" had been […]

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Fisherman mauled by shark that chomped on his arm ‘like a dog bites a bone’

A fisherman was lucky to survive a terrifying shark attack in which the beast “grabbed his arm like a dog bites a bone”. Brett Highlands was spear-fishing in remote waters with his pals in Western Australia’s Kimberley region – but he quickly became the bait when the deadly fish came up behind him. At first, […]

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Terrified girl, 6, runs for her life after spotting shark in sea just feet away

A young girl has luckily escaped unscathed after her mum spotted a "shark" thrashing around behind her at the shallow water by a beach. Mum Sheri Gouveia was filming her daughterAnela Rezentes playing in the water at Oahu’s Kalama Beach in Hawaii before she dropped her phone and ran to rescue her six-year-old out of […]

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‘Shark’ spotted swimming near shore of Brit beach – leaving lads ‘screaming’

A supposed shark fin was spotted cutting through water just yards from the shore of a UK beach, causing a couple of mates to "freak out". The intimidating predator was pictured manoeuvring around the shallows on Friday evening, April 30, at Hove Lawns, Sussex. Ty Coates caught what he believes to be a shark on […]

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Baby sharks being born earlier and weaker as oceans warm

Baby sharks will struggle to survive in warmer oceans, scientists have warned. Researchers studied the development of baby epaulette sharks, a species found only on the Great Barrier Reef that reproduces by laying eggs. The study from scientists at Australian James Cook University, published in Scientific Reports, examined shark eggs in water as warm as […]

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Mystery after 17 headless sharks with tails cut off found dumped on beach

Mutilated sharks with their heads and tails cut off have been discovered on a beach surrounded by rubbish. The creatures, identified as shortfin mako sharks, were found in the port city of Antofogasta in Chile and made public on November 9. In a video released by Antofagasta Environmental Regional Ministerial Secretary Rafael Castro, the carcasses […]

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Shark attack victim with no pulse ‘brought back to life’ by paramedics

A diver is lucky to be alive after a shark attack in Australia saw him airlifted to hospital when first responders found "no pulse" and had to resuscitate him. Rick Bettua, a former US Navy diver, was bitten on the pelvis by a suspected bull shark on Sunday, October 25, Nine News reports. Footage shows […]