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08/22/2007 Bruce Pennington (North Carolina)

Posted: Sun Aug 26, 2007 1:36 am
by sharkbait
Shark Bite at Aquarium

FORT FISHER -- A diver at the North Carolina Aquarium in Fort Fisher was bit by a shark on Wednesday.

Diver Bruce Pennington was demonstrating in the Cape Fear Shoals tank for an educational program when he was bit in the hand by a sand shark.

Pennington's hand required a few stitches.

Officials at the aquarium say the incident was minor.

Reported by Max Winitz