05/04/2019 - Boy 12 yr. - Brazil

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05/04/2019 - Boy 12 yr. - Brazil

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A 12-year-old boy was bitten by a lemon shark (negaprion brevirostris) during a hook fishing in Fernando de Noronha (PE). The boy had his toe cut off, got two stitches and is doing well. The video showing the moment of the bite has viralized in recent days on social networks. The incident occurred on Porto beach on May 4. The boy caught the shark cub using a line and a hook and pulled it out of the water. The family says the shark bit the teenager's foot when he went to release the hook attached to the animal's mouth to return it to the sea.... - Veja mais em

The shark did not release the boy's foot until two people grasped part of the animal's head with a tool and opened the fish's mouth with a knife. A biologist heard by UOL said the animal did not attack the boy, acting only in an act of defense. The incident was filmed by one of the boy's family members. In the images, the boy reports that he needs to remove the hook from the shark's mouth, which appears flailing on the ground to release it in the sea. Then the boy touches the shark's tail and the fish turns to bite the boy's foot. He shouts that "it hurts a lot" and two people help remove his toes from inside the shark's mouth. The boy's mother, Glayce Kelly Ribeiro, told UOL tha... - Veja mais em

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