July 02, 2011

Shark bites Brazilian

USA Today "Officials say a shark has attacked a 21-year-old man who was surfing off the coast of northeastern Brazil." via AP

'The spokesman for the Pernambuco state fire department says the shark took a deep bite from the right thigh of Malisson Lima on Wednesday morning.

'Spokesman Valdy Oliveira says the surfer's injury was not life-threatening and he does not risk losing his leg.

'Oliveira says Lima was probably attacked by a bull or tiger shark, which are common in the area.'

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