Articles Tagged With ‘Sharks’

Vandenberg beaches remain closed after shark attack

The beaches near Vandenberg Air Force Base in Santa Barbara County continue to be closed following Friday’s fatal shark attack on a young surfer. [Santa Maria Times] “Right now, that’s a safety precaution,” said Vandenberg spokesman Jeremy Eggers. “We’ll re-evaluate... (Continue reading)

Fatal shark attack at Vandenberg Beach

The victim of a fatal shark attack cried out for help as a shark bit into his leg and then drug him under water, about a 100 yards from Surf Beach at Vandenberg Air Force Base, on Friday morning. [MSNBC]... (Continue reading)

Record number of shark attacks on otters

A record number of shark bitten otters were found along California’s central coast, primarily in the Pismo Beach and Morro Bay areas, in August, according the Department of Fish and Game (DFG). Scientists collected 19 injured or dead otters with... (Continue reading)

Surfer bitten by shark in Shell Beach

A 19-year-old man was bitten on the foot by a small shark while surfing Friday evening near Shell Beach. Beaches are remaining open, though Advisories have been posted. The young man was attacked just before 7 p.m. by a shark,... (Continue reading)