2 More Shark Attacks Reported in the Carolinas

Something is going on with the oceans. Is it connected to Climate Change?

TIME

Two new shark attacks were reported in North Carolina and South Carolina on Friday.

According to The Charlotte Observer, a 47-year-old man was bitten by a shark in Avon, N.C. and was being treated for leg and lower back injuries. Also on Friday, a man was bitten by a shark while swimming off of Hunting Island in South Carolina.

The latest shark bites come after four other recent attacks in North Carolina. On June 14, a 16-year-old boy and 12-year-old girl were both attacked by sharks within an hour and a half of each other in Oak Island, N.C. Both kids lost part of their arms.

Though the recent cases are certainly a nerve-wracking trend for beach-goers, shark attacks are still considered rare. None of the attacks in the U.S. in the past year were fatal. Sixty-five percent of the them involved surfers or people doing board sports and…

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