From Florida Today - A Thumb's Up!
To sharks, for biting Brevard surfers and swimmers half as often in 2013 — and extending our streak of no human fatalities to 79 years. Florida led the nation and all other countries in unprovoked shark attacks with 23, the University of Florida reports. But bites in Brevard dropped to three last year from our average of six. “Statistically, shark attacks are extremely rare, especially considering the number of humans that enter the water each year,” said George Burgess, who maintains UF’s International Shark Attack File.
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