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Topic: Shark attack
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Topic: Shark attack
Views: 45158 Replies: 13

By:

Benjamin

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Mauritius Mauritius

 

 

RE: Shark attack

Yes, there are dangerous sharks in Mauritius, particularly bull, dusky, sandbar, and tiger sharks. Although attacks are rare, there are several contributing factors to attacks.

Surfers, as a group are most at risk since the resemble a seal or sea turtle from below. Since 1970, surfers have been attacked 439 times,almost double the amount of attacks on swimmers
An important fact to consider is that the vibrations a human emits while swimming calmly and naturally are exactly the same as those emitted by a wounded fish.  

For more information on shark attacks, visit:
shark-attacks.info



By:

karan

RE: Shark attack

hey, been living in mauritius for 19yrs now, everyone come down here n surf as much as you want, no shark attacks are on here!! except maybe at Souiilac, Gris-Gris, where after the corall reefs, u wud encounter sharks, the lagoon is not gr8 there as compared to other surf sports.. enjoy!

By:

Nico

RE: Shark attack

Sharks are a part of surfing.
The universal shark test * should make you understand this quite easily, but don't worry too much about it:
sharks kill about 12 persons a year (more chances of winning the lotto), humans kill 11500 sharks per HOUR.
If I were a shark I would really work hard to invert those figures.

* dip your finger in the water then put it to your mouth. If its salty then you know this is where sharks live : )


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