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New Zealand Filmmaker, Great White Killed in Shark Attack

Despite everything we know about the infrequency with which fatal shark “attacks” occur, we just can’t help reacting like vengeful ocean police when such an incident does take place. Such was the case last Wednesday, when Adam Strange, a New Zealand-based filmmaker, inadvertently swam into the path of sharks who were looking for a meal […]

Copycat Wanted for Shark Attack

“Goddamned it!” I exclaimed upon learning that Massachusetts thrill-seeker Erik Jacobs jumped into the water and onto a relatively harmless basking shark. “Couldn’t you have jumped into the water with something a little more dangerous?” I knew what had to be done — once I’d gotten my anger under control. “There are plenty of drunk […]