Based on the scary news headlines, there has been a lot of instances that a shark attacks divers or swimmers in the past years.
However, it declined worldwide in 2018 as most reports show.
The number of unprovoked shark attacks around the world significantly dropped last year for almost 70% based on the survey for 2017 compared to 2018.
|In the latest International Shark Attack File by the University of Florida they found 130 incidents of shark-human interactions around the world in 2018. 66 were unprovoked attacks while in 34 cases people were found to have provoked the animals before getting attacked. There were five fatalities recorded as a result of all the attacks.|
Some involved shark bites to marine vessels, post-mortem bites known as scavenging and one involved a diver in an aquarium.
These are place surveyed to have unprovoked shark attacks:
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