Shark attack at Sánchez Magallanes, Cárdenas, Tabasco, Mexico

Shark attack details: Sánchez Magallanes, Cárdenas, Tabasco, Reported 07-Jul-2017
Date of attack: July 7th 2017
Location: Sánchez Magallanes, Cárdenas, Tabasco
Shark species: Tiger shark, 100 kg
Name of victim: Andres Ovando Rodriguez
Age of victim: 32 years old
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Fishing
Injury: Hand bitten by hooked shark PROVOKED INCIDENT

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Tiger shark, 100 kg Tiger shark, 100 kg

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