Shark attack at Qolera River, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa

Shark attack details: Qolera River, Eastern Cape Province, 19-Dec-1977
Date of attack: Dec 19th 1977
Location: Qolera River, Eastern Cape Province
Shark species: 3 m [10'] Tiger shark
Name of victim: Kim Pearce
Age of victim: 18 years old
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Surfing
Injury: Both legs bitten, 2 days later gangrene necessitated surgical amputation of left leg at mid-thigh

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3 m [10'] tiger shark 3 m [10'] Tiger shark

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