‘Remarkable’: South Australian surfer with serious shark bite injuries swims to shore and walks 300m

‘Remarkable’: South Australian surfer with serious shark bite injuries swims to shore and walks 300m

Paramedics have hailed the “remarkable” survival story of a South Australian surfer who swam back to shore alone and walked 300 metres for help after suffering “extraordinary” injuries from a shark bite at a remote beach. Paramedic Michael Rushby said the man had “serious” lacerations on his back, backside and leg “consistent with quite a […]

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Thousands of sharks and rays are likely entangled in plastic polluting Earth’s oceans

New research finds that thousands of sharks and rays could be entangled in the plastic polluting Earth’s oceans. Scientists at the UK’s University of Exeter examined existing scientific literature and took to Twitter to find documented instances of shark and ray entanglements. They ended up finding reports of more than 1,000 entangled animals — and […]

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