Shark attack at Heron Island, Queensland, Australia

Shark attack details: Heron Island, Queensland, 05-Jan-2016
Date of attack: Jan 5th 2016
Location: Heron Island, Queensland
Shark species: Blacktip shark
Name of victim: Nicolas Davis
Age of victim: 11 years old
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Wading
Injury: Laceration to right calf

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