Courtesy of Andreas Hellman

Ponce de Leon Inlet, Florida

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Florida
deserves two entries because 59 percent of all shark attacks in the U.S. occur
there. Ponce de Leon is a lagoon at the mouth of the Halifax and Indian rivers
on the mid-Atlantic coast. Surfers and spinner sharks congregate at the river
mouth waiting for a choice wave or tasty morsel to come their way. In 2008,
there were 23 attacks, breaking the previous record of 21, but none so far has
been fatal.

Worst Beaches for Shark Attacks

Ponce de Leon Inlet, Florida

Florida
deserves two entries because 59 percent of all shark attacks in the U.S. occur
there. Ponce de Leon is a lagoon at the mouth of the Halifax and Indian rivers
on the mid-Atlantic coast. Surfers and spinner sharks congregate at the river
mouth waiting for a choice wave or tasty morsel to come their way. In 2008,
there were 23 attacks, breaking the previous record of 21, but none so far has
been fatal.

Courtesy of Andreas Hellman

Worst Beaches for Shark Attacks

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