(London Guardian) The number of shark attacks around the world fell by about one-quarter last year, with the US and Australia reporting the highest number of them.
There were four fatalities worldwide, in line with the long-term average of six, according to the annual release of the Florida-based International Shark Attack File.
The US had the most shark attacks on humans in 2018, with 32 confirmed cases and one fatality. This was markedly lower than the 53 attacks there in 2017. Half of the 2018 attacks took place in Florida
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