Brazil: Tourist’s forearm ripped off by shark

Posted on December 30, 2015 • Filed under: Brazil, Latin America Travel

Shark attacks Brazilian scuba diver during Unesco marine preserve dive reported the 33-year-old man is expected to undergo surgery on Tuesday after his forearm was ripped off while vacationing at Unesco site, Fernando de Noronha. A shark ripped off a Brazilian diver’s forearm as he swam off the tropical archipelago of Fernando de Noronha, the first such attack to hit the Unesco world heritage site, authorities said on Tuesday. The 33-year-old scuba enthusiast was vacationing in the protected marine reserve off Brazil’s north-eastern coast when the shark attacked him on Monday during a diving excursion. Read Article

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