Shark attack at Mustang Island, Corpus Christi, Texas, Usa

Shark attack details: Mustang Island, Corpus Christi, Texas, 07-Jul-2000
Date of attack: July 7th 2000
Location: Mustang Island, Corpus Christi, Texas
Shark species: 2.1 m to 2.4 m [7' to 8'] lemon shark
Name of victim: Robby Doolittle
Age of victim: 5 years old
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Jumping
Injury: Ankle & foot lacerated

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