10 Jul '11, 8am

Forbes Lists Most Shark Infested Beaches: Photo: baking by sweetheartcupcake, snapped by crab rangoon L... #soyeco

Photo: baking by sweetheartcupcake , snapped by crab rangoon Last year, 2010, was the most dangerous year on record when it comes to shark attacks. On the heels of a scientific paper detailing the first documented attack on a human by a cookiecutter shark , Forbes has shared a list of the most shark infested beaches. John Giuffo, who authored the piece in Forbes, fairly puts things into perspective: 2010 saw 79 confirmed shark attacks, while drowning took the lives of more than a million people. Even species that are probably off your horro-radar, like jellyfish, kill more people than sharks. Giuffo warns that "It's difficult to pinpoint any one beach that is more likely than others to be the site of a shark attack as sharks tend to avoid humans. There are certain regions, however, that are known to attract sharks in larger numbers, mostly due to the presence of seals and ...

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