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Shark Attacks: Is ‘Jaws’ Back?

by Sophia Khan

Following the increasing amount of deadly shark attacks plaguing the coasts of Western Australia, CNN’s Alexis Lai wonders if ocean-goers are becoming more careless or if another “Jaws” is hunting their shores.

A 24-year-old surfer was killed last weekend in a shark attack off the coast of Western Australia, marking the fifth such reported incident in ten months.

The deaths have reopened the debate about our understanding of sharks and whether more should be done to control their population. [more]