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The world according to shark


An article from The Associated Press Monday ("New Zealand teen fights off shark") reported that a 14-yearold girl got bit by what specialist believe was a broad-nosed seven gill shark. The girl, Lydia Ward, and her brother were in waist-deep water along Oreti Beach on New Zealand's South Island when the attack occurred. The shark bit through the girl's wet suit, its teeth penetrating her skin. And then she clubbed the tar out of the shark with her body board, driving it away before she was even hurt badly enough to need stitches. I know what you're thinking. Good on ya, little sheila, for b...

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