The sharking truth about sharks

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Living in Australia we are all well aware of the dangers associated with swimming at our beaches.

Well last year, sharks killed twice as many swimmers and surfers compared to 2010.

And now the average number of shark attacks in Australia is about 15 a year, with at least one being fatal.

So what is with this increase in shark related deaths?

Tim Brunero spoke with the Director of Ecological Modelling at the University of Adelaide, Professor Corey Bradshaw.


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Producer: Jess Hand

One response to “The sharking truth about sharks

  1. More on Aussie shark attack stats here.

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