British Surfer Victim of UK’s First-Ever Shark Attack

According to The Telegraph, Rich Thomson was surfing off Bantham, a beach in South Devon, when a 3-foot shark latched onto his thigh. “I turned ’round and saw this little shark was on my thigh and wriggling its head side to side,” he told The Telegraph. “I hit it on the head and it swam off.

After beating the shark on the head, Thomson paddled in and drove home to tell his wife. “I went home and told my wife I was late because I had been bitten by a shark,” he said. “She said ‘I’ve heard that one before’, but it was true.

Read more here: The Inertia

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