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6 unprovoked shark attacks along West Coast in 2014, all in California
6 unprovoked shark attacks along West Coast in 2014, all in California

A recent report says there were six unprovoked shark attacks along the U.S. Pacific Coast in 2014. All of them were in California, and all the sharks were great whites. Four of the attacks occurred in October, one in July and another in December, according to the Shark Research Committee’s recently released 2014 report. Remarkably, in all attacks, only two surfers were injured. “I am surprised we don’t have more of them,” said Ralph Collier, the shark expert and researcher who wrote the report, which specifically looks at attacks that were deemed not to be provoked by humans. Last July’s shark attack in Manhattan Beach, for example, was not included. In...

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