After a spike in attacks, the director of the North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries named the sharks that could be responsible.
The unidentified man was injured Wednesday on his left lower torso and hip, lower left leg and both hands.
North Carolina's string of shark attacks is due to a combination of factors, ranging from ocean salinity to fishing practices, experts say.
North Carolina typically sees a handful of shark attacks per year. But this June the popular beach destination has already counted six.
Great white sharks are on the increase, and so are kayakers — so we may see more scary encounters like the one that shook up two kayakers this week.
What started out as a relaxing paddle in the Atlantic Ocean ended with a terrifying encounter with a shark for two women.
The possible shark sighting Wednesday is the latest in a month filled with great white encounters in the Cape Cod region.
Swimmers were forced out of the water for about two hours after a police chopper sighted what like like a great white shark in Duxbury, Massachusetts.
An uptick in shark sightings off Cape Code is chum in the water for tourists.
A great white shark that washed ashore in Western Australia apparently choked to death while trying to gulp down a large sea lion, authorities say.
The largest living fish, whale sharks, may increasingly be using volcanic islands off the western coast of Europe as a new home as temperatures rise.
Millions of sharks are killed every year for their fins, but conservationists say the multibillion-dollar trade is becoming increasingly endangered.
The Coast Guard has suspended the search for an East Texas chiropractor who is believed to have been the victim of a shark in the Bahamas.
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