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Predators in Paradise

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In December of 2011, a spate of seemingly random attacks at Sharm el-Sheik in Egypt terrified tourists. Sharks do not regard humans as food, so why would a shark go for us? Earlier this year, Michael Cohen was attacked just meters from the beach by a Great White in Fish Hoek Bay, Cape Town. Hugh Till saved his life by calmly walking into the ocean and dragging Cohen  or what was left of him  out of the water and applied a tourniquet to his wounds.
Wild animal attacks are occurring in ever-increasing numbers as humans encroach upon nature's wild spaces -- whether it's a tourist on vacation in a tropical paradise or a black bear encounter in someone's backyard. Nat Geo WILD speaks to victims and family members of those who have suffered from polar bear, shark, snake and crocodile attacks, recounting their harrowing stories and dangerous encounters with some of nature's deadliest animals.

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