Tiger shark injured diver in the pool entertainment center
The Chinese learned diving in a special pool with tiger sharks.
9 April 2019 at 19:49
Tiger sharks are among the most dangerous marine predators: these fish – impressive size (about 5 meters in length!) and a huge mouth with powerful jaw muscles and sharp teeth. The attacks observed throughout the habitat: off the coast of Florida, Caribbean Islands, Senegal, Australia, New Guinea, Samoa and the Torres Strait.
However, tiger sharks are very popular: divers dived for meeting them, and fish kept in aquariums. Marine Park in the Chinese province of Liaoning everyone was offered a similar attraction: not just diving, but a dive into the pool to dangerous predators. Recently this was a tragic case: on April 5, a Chinese woman named Nan, who had studied scuba diving in the aquarium, attacked tiger shark.
The fish bit the woman’s head, leaving on its body deep bite marks and numerous cuts. The victim was immediately taken to the hospital. The operation lasted four hours, the doctors put more than 70 stitches. Now Nana remains under the supervision of physicians.
A Chinese woman named Nana (Nana) acquired initial training course for 3,600 yuan (34.9 per thousand).
Representatives of the diving centre said that will cover all expenses on the treatment of Chinese women, as well as the cost of introductory classes at their school. The press service has not commented on the situation: why the attack happened, and how the aquarium plans to avoid this in the future.
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