Monday, December 26, 2005

Surfer survives attack by great white shark

A SURFER survived an attack by a Great White shark — by punching it on the nose.The predator bit Brian Anderson, 30, at the resort of Seaside, Oregon.But he managed to turn the tables and scare off the 10ft shark by thumping its snout.He suffered lacerations on his calf and ankle but was “conscious, alert and smiling” as he was taken to hospital.All other surfers fled the water.

A witness said: “The shark didn’t get seconds.”


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