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Please don’t hurt the shark – it’s a media star

It's unlikely a full-grown great white could be scared off with a punch, even from Mike Tyson.

Visceral thrill as man beats Jaws

The spectacle of a Spielbergian scenario with a hero and happy ending delighted TV viewers.

Internet adds humour to Mick Fanning shark attack

Within hours of world champion Mick Fanning escaping a shark attack, the internet did what it does best: produce memes about the terrifying incident.

My brush with Jaws

How do you survive a potentially lethal attack by a great white shark? Mathieu Dasnois found out on the Wild Coast.

Team defends shark research

Ocearch says its work could help to save human lives in the sea.

Experts cite risky research after man dies in shark attack

A fatal shark attack at Kogel Bay has conservationists up in arms over what they call risky research practices involving great white sharks.

South Africa’s deadly beaches

South Africa is home to some of the most beautiful beaches, but is also the site of fatal shark attacks which have experts puzzling over the cause.

Another surfer killed in shark attack in Port St Johns

A surfer was killed by a shark at Second Beach near Port St Johns in the Eastern Cape on Saturday, Surfing South Africa said.

Surfer survives shark attack in Port Alfred

A surfer survived a shark attack in the sea off Port Alfred on Tuesday, police said.

Beaches reopen after Cape Town shark attack

The City of Cape Town opened beaches around False Bay on Thursday morning after a man was killed by a shark at Fish Hoek beach earlier in the week.

Cape beaches closed after shark attack

Beaches from Glencairn to Muizenberg will be closed until further notice after a man was attacked by a shark while swimming at Fish Hoek beach.

Hopes fade of finding Fish Hoek shark victim

There is very little chance of finding the remains of a Zimbabwean man who was attacked by a great white shark at Fish Hoek beach on Tuesday

Search continues for Fish Hoek shark attack victim

The search for a man believed to have been attacked by a shark off Fish Hoek beach in Cape Town resumed on Wednesday morning

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