From America's coastline to exotic beaches around the world, the number of reported shark attacks has increased in the last half century. Nat Geo WILD investigates these attacks to see what is affecting some of nature's most feared fish.
In spring 2012 Florida's Mid-Atlantic coast came under attack by what some believe to be a rogue shark.
The populace between Los Angeles and San Diego never had to fear sharks in the past, but has suddenly come under attack by a ferocious predator.
Experts Dr. Greg Skomal and Dr. Dan Huber examine shark encounters in Cape Cod between 2012 and 2015, where there has not been an attack in 80 years.
Dr. Sam Gruber and shark expert George Burgess examine the circumstances that have led to a surge of shark encounters in the Bahamas since 2002.
Dr. Dan Huber and Dr. Dan Abel examine the evidence behind a surge of shark attacks along the Carolina Coast in 2015.
Ten shark attacks in eight years leaves the town of Port St. Johns reeling.
In 2015, the northern coast of New South Wales, Australia, is under siege.
In 2006, the northern coast of Oregon is under attack.
Texas may be best known for its wide-open plains, but it also has a thriving beach scene.
A small stretch of Florida's coastline, near New Smyrna Beach, has the unfavorable title of 'the shark attack capital of the world.'
Gulf Shores, Alabama is an idyllic beach town and fishing haven, but this slice of paradise has a dark side: a history of shocking shark attacks.
In 2007,four shark attacks occur in just four months off the coast of Malibu. With the cause of the spike a mystery, scientists investigate the case.
In 2019, a rare shark emerged from the depths, attacking three swimmers in under five months. Can experts find the cause of the brutal attacks?
Experts search for clues to explain a spike of three bizarre and bloody shark encounters that occurred in Hawaii's Molokai Channel in 2019.
Los Angeles is home to beautiful beaches and Hollywood blockbusters but in the Summer of 2007 a dark story emerged from the depths. Four shark attacks occur in just 4 months off the coast of Malibu.
In 2003, Florida is shocked by ten attacks in eight months. Investigators race to find answers and the cause will shock beachgoers around the globe.
The odds of being bitten by a shark are around one in 17 million. Investigators look at two survivors with the rare claim of being Twice Bitten.
Since 2000, Gulf Shores Alabama has been ravaged by a series of terrifying shark attacks. Residents and tourists are desperate to find out why.
The Abaco Islands in the Bahamas are a remote island escape, known as the boating capitol of the world. But in 2018, tranquility turned to terror with three shark attacks strike in just 39 days.
In 2018, tranquillity turned to terror when three shark attacks strike the Bahamas in just 39 days. Shark experts follow the clues to uncover why.