Bull Shark Kills Swimmer in South Africa

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Zambezi shark is another name for the bull shark (Carcharhinus leucas).

Zambezi Shark Attacks, Kills Swimmer in South Africa - Animal Attack - ubAlert:

"A swimmer from Port St. Johns was attacked by a shark and fought with it for five minutes using his surf board. Unfortunately, the shark severely injured him in both arms and in the chest. "

Update: The Irish Times has further information on this attack, plus others over the last few years in this area. 

Meanwhile, the International Business Times has an article on recent shark attacks in Australia, including an attack by a ten-foot tiger shark and another apparently by a bull shark. 



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