What are the Odds of Being Attacked by a Shark?

Let’s face it, anyone that has ever stepped foot in the ocean has had that moment where something unexpected touched your body beneath the water resulting in a “you tube” worthy series of epic jumps and arm flailing that put the best ninjas to shame. Most of the time, it’s just a piece of sea weed or an annoying relative, but have you ever really thought about the odds of a shark attack? Well fear no longer! Statistically you are more likely to die from fireworks (1 in 340,733) or from accidental poisoning (1 in 19,456) than a shark attack. Worldwide, there are 70 – 100 shark attacks a year, with only 5 – 15 of those resulting in death. Most of the time, if there is an incident,

Opinion: Sensational Shark Week This Year!

It’s been a sensational week thus far, and no I’m not using that as a complement! Discovery Channel’s Shark Week has been hailed for years for its educational content regarding an animal that has fascinated man since the beginning of time, and yet it...
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