Shark attack at Adolphus Channel, Torres Strait, Australia

Shark attack details: Adolphus Channel, Torres Strait, 24-Feb-1934
Date of attack: Feb 24th 1934
Location: Adolphus Channel, Torres Strait
Shark species: 3.4 m [11'] Tiger shark & a 5' shark
Name of victim: Rixon, an aboriginal
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Splashing in water
Injury: Lacerated knee & foot, deep puncture wounds

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3.4 m [11'] tiger shark & a 5' shark 3.4 m [11'] Tiger shark & a 5' shark


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