Shark attack at Yallingup Lagoon, Western Australia, Australia

Shark attack details: Yallingup Lagoon, Western Australia, 22-Jul-23
Date of attack: July 22nd 2023
Location: Yallingup Lagoon, Western Australia
Shark species: Wobbegong shark
Name of victim: Richard Stubbs
Age of victim: 77 years old
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Snorkeling
Injury: Lower left leg bitten

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