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Florida and Hawaii lead nation in shark attacks

  • JAMM AQUINO / 2008

    About 45 shark attacks occur annually in the U.S., and most of the victims were surfing or swimming. A tiger shark swims in the ocean offshore of Haleiwa.

Florida by far led the country in shark attacks between 2007 and 2016, with 244, according to an analysis by the SafeWise security company. Hawaii came in second with 65. Read more

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