23 Oct '11, 4am

Australia hunts killer shark which fatally mauled US diver, consider culling of sharks

Australia hunts killer shark which fatally mauled US diver, consider culling of sharks

Australian authorities were on Sunday hunting a killer shark which fatally mauled an American diver off the country's west coast as they considered a cull of the giant marine predators. -- PHOTO: AP SYDNEY (AFP) - Australian authorities were on Sunday hunting a killer shark which fatally mauled an American diver off the country's west coast as they considered a cull of the giant marine predators. The United States (US) citizen, 32 and reportedly from Texas, was brutally savaged by what was believed to be a three-metre great white shark during a dive off Perth's Rottnest Island on Saturday. Witnesses saw a flurry of bubbles before the man's body surfaced with horrific injuries. It is the third fatal shark attack off the west coast in two months. Fisheries officials said a kill order was immediately issued for the shark and six bait lines had been laid in the vicinity of the...

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