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5:59 am on Tuesday May 15, 2012

Shark bite season is upon us, but your risk is low

photo by flickr user MrWee As the temperature heats up and we take to the great Atlantic for cooling relief, we run the risk of encountering oceanic wildlife - some with many rows of teeth.  But what's the real risk of a shark attack? We've all seen...
8:54 am on Saturday August 6, 2011

Four years on, kid bit by shark still loves the swimming predators

Image by Still image by Flickr user Christian HaugenIt's been four years since then nine-year-old Chase Crawford of Goose Creek was badly bitten on the leg by a bull shark in the water off Isle of Palms — and thought badly scared from the bite...
7:38 am on Sunday July 17, 2011

Beware the media's bark more than an S.C. shark bite

Flickr user A.M. Kuchling Want to see sharks in South Carolina? Only expect to have luck if you go to the S.C. Aquarium (pictured.) Hear the one about South Carolina's Fripp Island having one of "America's Most Shark-Infested Beaches"? Yeah, we'...
5:11 am on Tuesday July 12, 2011

Beware the media's bark more than an S.C. shark bite

Image by Flickr user A.M. Kuchling Want to see sharks in South Carolina? Only expect to have luck if you go to the S.C. Aquarium (pictured.)Hear the one about South Carolina's Fripp Island having one of "America's Most Shark-Infested Beaches"?...
7:17 pm on Monday July 26, 2010

Shark bite, 50 jellyfish stings reported on IOP over the weekend (update: video)

Image by Flickr user ultrahi Update July 26, evening: NBC News 2 has a video with the shark bite victim complete with a touch of gore; watch it here. First reporting: Shark bites, and jellyfish stings, and sunburns! Oh my! It was a treacherous time...
5:04 am on Wednesday June 30, 2010

Marietta girl recovering from Beaufort-area shark bite (updated)

Fripp Island locator Updated June 30: The Beaufort Gazette reports Ga. girl upbeat after being bitten by shark off of Fripp Island. Read the story here. First reported June 29: The Atlanta Journal Constitution is reporting that a 6-year-old Marietta...
10:23 am on Tuesday July 15, 2008

Shark fears still high on IOP

Image by flickr user bfickImage by 20080715shark.jpg Most the sharks that get close to shore won't do much more than take a nip that requires some stitches. But this guy, the great white shark, could do some real damage. A few recent shark attacks...
1:31 pm on Friday July 11, 2008

Another man bit by shark at Isle of Palms

[gmap markers=blue::32.792577888875755,-79.76949691772461 |zoom=10 |center=32.810361684869015,-79.859619140625 |width=220px |height=250px |control=Small |type=Map] A shark bit a local man's arm while he was swimming at the beach on Isle of Palms...
12:33 pm on Friday June 27, 2008

Man bit by shark at Isle of Palms

[gmap markers=blue::32.78132139711091,-79.79528903961182 |zoom=11 |center=32.811515885384395,-79.815673828125 |width=230px |height=250px |control=Small |type=Map] A man said a shark bit his hand when he was swimming at Isle of Palms' beach on...
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