This is so scary!
Jill Kruse was visiting Cocoa Beach in Brevard County, Florida with her family on Sunday when she was attacked by a shark!
The 28-year-old had only been at the beach for 10 minutes and was only waist-deep in the Atlantic Ocean when she was bitten.
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The shark latched on to her leg and angle and initially refused to let go — until Kruse punched it in the head, allowing her to wrestle free from the predator's grasp.
Holly Peterson, who witnessed the event, said it was horrifying hearing Jill's screams:
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This is cray cray!!
Off the coast of Cape Cod in Massachusetts this week, scientists tracking sea creatures caught incredible footage of a great white shark attacking a seal — but this time the seal very narrowly escapes with its life!
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In the video, the seal has to resort to drastic measures to get away from the behemoth shark. The way it goes down, well, the seal decides to go UP!!
Ch-ch-check out the incredible footage of the attack (below):
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Talk about bad luck — or maybe, since he wasn't injured, really good luck!
Pro surfer Mick Fanning was the subject of international news recently when he withstood a shark, uhh, saying hello to him during a pro surfing competition in South Africa.
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Crazy, right?! And then everybody moved on. Except for the sharks!!
Fanning told a reporter that his very first time back in the water six days after the near-attack
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Ok, officially never ever going back in the ocean!!
Pro surfer Mick Fanning was competing in the J-Bay Open Final surfing competition on Sunday, when between runs he was bumped from behind and attacked by a shark on live TV!
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It's as scary as it sounds, but based on the video, at least it looks like Fanning wasn't hurt in the attack. Ch-ch-check out the insane video — with some TV commentator NSFW language — below:
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How does this work? Are the wetsuits made out of chainmail armor??
Ha! Nope! The Australian research company SAMS (Shark Attack Mitigation Services) has come up with some shark deterrent technology to keep ocean-goers safe!
They've built wetsuits that use colors, shapes and special patterns to try and either mimic creatures known to sharks as poisonous or to make the wearer invisible.
Some people actually think the poison fish mimicking suits could actually be a problem, with one shark researcher saying:
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Oh no! That's just awful!!
A German tourist was vacationing in Hawaii, swimming about 50 yards off the shore of White Rock beach in Maui when suddenly… she was attacked!!
The 20-year-old woman was snorkeling when she
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This is so so sad!!
Adam Strange, a 46-year-old filmmaker and father-of-one was killed when he was attacked by a Great White off the coast of New Zealand.
Auckland's Muriwai Beach is a popular tourist spot and was crowded on the day that a huge shark pulled Adam under water.
He was swimming in the ocean when a large shark suddenly attacked him.
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