Shark Attack Myths and Facts… Debunked!




Shark Attacks Are Much More Common Than You Think

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FALSE: Shark attacks are actually extremely rare. You are more likely to be struck by lightning or die falling off a roller coaster than to be killed by a shark. In 2005, for example, there were just 58 unprovoked shark attacks, and there were only three shark-related human deaths in 2014. Humans are a much greater danger to sharks, as around 100 million sharks are killed annually by people.

If a Shark Approaches, Play Dead

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FALSE: Don’t play dead, especially if the shark has its mouth on you. This does nothing but make the shark think it’s already killed you, and you really don’t want to deal with a shark that thinks it’s got the upper fin – because it will start to eat you. Then you won’t need to bother with playing dead, because you’ll be dead.


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