Latest Animal bites News

California surfer kicked at shark's head, survives attack

Oct. 07, 2022 15:32 PM EDT

ARCATA, Calif. (AP) — A 31-year-old surfer in Northern California is recovering after a shark attack that left gruesome bites on his right thigh and leg. Jared Trainor was unclear whether a seal or shark had knocked him off his board during a Sunday outing to Centerville Beach, he...

Shark bites surfer at same beach where lifeguard was bitten

Jul. 14, 2022 09:21 AM EDT

SHIRLEY, N.Y. (AP) — A surfer says he was bitten by a shark at the same Long Island beach where a shark bit a lifeguard 10 days earlier. Shawn Donnelly told Newsday that he was lying on his surfboard about 12 yards (11 meters) from shore at Smith Point County Park in Shirley on...