A “once-in-a-lifetime” trip in May for a woman in Australia quickly turned into a harrowing experience when she suffered a bite while feeding a shark, which then dragged her into the water.
Melissa Brunning, 34, was on a yacht in the remote Kimberley region in the northwest part of the country, located about 1,550 miles north of Perth, when she tried to hand-feed up to four tawny nurse sharks swimming around her boat.
Brunning told the West Australian that she didn’t realize she shouldn’t hand feed a shark, until the animal became “like a Hoover,” sucking her right index finger into its mouth full of rows of razor-sharp teeth…..Click Here To Keep Reading
Shark attacks tourist Melissa Brunning
Melissa Brunning was taking advantage of a rare opportunity to feed what she thought was a placid shark in northern Western Australia. But, then the two-metre tawny nurse got a hold of her.Story: https://bit.ly/2KyCFSh#Sharks #7News
Posted by 7 News Sydney on Saturday, June 30, 2018