Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Marine Life

An Australian woman was attacked by a shark while snorkeling, but managed to escape after punching and kicking the two-metre-long fish until it released her. Significant damage was done to her legs and buttocks, and she lost a significant amount of blood during the attack. The victim faces at least five operations, but it's not all doom and gloom.

Her take on it? "I have to have a new remodeled bottom, so that's a positive."

Read the full story here.

From Hermione's Heart


turiya said...

Yeah, hers is not the first story like that believe it or not. For some reason, sharks don't like it when you hit them like that.

Glad she's okay, though. Could have been much worse.


Paul said...

Hermione, I don't suppose they like it when their prospective meal fights back. WEG!
Warm hugs,

Anonymous said...

Good for her! What an amazing lady, sharks scare me and I think I would have just died of fright.

All that and a positive spin on it.

Funny piccie.

ronnie said...

Amazing, a very brave and lucky lady.

I loved the picture.


Hermione said...

Spirited one - I saw several similar stories while looking for this one. Scary!

Paul - No, I'm sure they find it quite unusual.

Poppy - Yes, she is amazing. And very young-looking for 60 if you saw the video.

Ronnie - I've been saving that picture for an appropriate post, and it sort of goes well with the post.


Daisychain said...

A new, remodelled bottom? Dammit, someone tell me where I can go swimming with sharks in London?

Unknown said...

the whale is a bit too large.. remember to portion size your meals, not go for the lumberjack special, if you sit at a desk all day...