Shark attack at Nepean Island, Torres Strait, Australia

Shark attack details: Nepean Island, Torres Strait, 26-Jun-1936
Date of attack: Jun 26th 1936
Location: Nepean Island, Torres Strait
Shark species: 2.4 m [8'] Tiger shark
Name of victim: Willie, an aboriginal
Age of victim: 16 years old
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Diving for trochus , but swimming on surface
Injury: FATAL

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2.4 m [8'] tiger shark 2.4 m [8'] Tiger shark


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