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An image of Christian Mercurio's leg after he was attacked by a shark in Florida. (Photo: Handout)

N.J. Teen Recounts Horror Of Getting Bit By 6-Foot Bull Shark In Florida

Christian Mercurio of Randolph, N.J., is bandaged and healing, but said he remembers the moment a bull shark crunched down on his legs.

08/13/2013

Sharks

Safe To Go Back In The Water? Shark Sighting Sparks Caution Among Swimmers

It’s not the first time that it has happened, but there was a recent shark sighting at Atlantic Beach in Hempstead, and evidence shows that it may be the second sighting inside of a week.

07/29/2013

Shark attack survivor Krishna Thompson (credit: CBS 2)

Shark Attack Survivor From L.I. Encourages People To Donate Blood

Krishna Thompson swam to shore, his lower left leg practically gone. He was rushed to the hospital and went into cardiac arrest. Doctors were forced to amputate his leg.

09/18/2012

Shark Truth

Talking Shark Week On The Couch: The Truth About Safety & Sharks

The Discovery Channel’s ‘Shark Week’ is back – just as a wave of summer 2012 shark attacks have been reported. All of this shark hype may have you asking, is it safe to go into the water?

08/16/2012