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Shark Know How

Many theories have been advanced to explain why sharks attack humans – from curiosity and territorial instincts, but most victims are released, suggesting they are not trying to feed.

Latest Figures

Sharks endure a reputation far greater than their crimes - on average one person a year is killed by a shark in Australia’s coastal waters. Two to three people a year are killed by bees.

Australian Shark Attack File

Australia is known for its sharks, but the stats tell us that these magnificent creatures don’t deserve their reputation for aggression.