Shark Attacks Guide

A widespread fear is the fear of sharks, not helped by fear-inducing films such as Jaws, Deep Blue Sea, and Red Water. Nevertheless, although there are over 360 species of shark, only 4 are known to attack an unprovoked human. The Great White, Tiger, Bull and Oceanic White Tip Sharks are the deadly few. However because the oceanic white tip remains in the deep ocean does not come near the coast like the others, less attacks by them have been reported, the majority of the attacks by the first three species described are well known. Recent studies have shown that they are unlikely to strike unprovoked, however during the two World Wars, when several ships were sunk while at sea, a number of attacks were attributed to the oceanic white tip. While the four species listed above account for a large […]