CBSNews: U.S. Leads World In Shark Attacks For 2015, 30 Attacks In Florida
By Space Coast Daily // February 10, 2016
record-setting 98 unprovoked shark attacks
The Florida Museum of Natural History released the numbers Monday. Scientists say the previous record was 88 attacks in 2000.
International Shark Attack File curator George Burgess says attacks are expected to continue to increase as human populations grow and shark populations recover.
Of the six fatalities last year, two happened off the Indian Ocean island of Reunion; the others occurred off Australia, Egypt, New Caledonia and the United States.
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