Savage Frenzy: Swarm Of Sharks Kill Surfer Off France's Reunion Island
Saint-Gilles, Reunion - Jun 16, 2011 19:25 EST
Police officials Thursday confirmed that a surfer has been killed in a savage shark attack off the shores of Saint-Gilles, a tourist area of Reunion, a French island located in the Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar. The attack, the...
Russian Deep-sea Divers Missing In Egypt; 'Safety Rules Were Ignored'
Cairo, Egypt - Nov 22, 2007 11:08 EST
The search for Russian divers who failed to resurface in the Red Sea has been suspended for the night. The three divers failed to return to their boat after attempting a particularly deep dive near Elphinstone reef. The rescue operation...
Egyptian Teen Chokes to Death After Swallowing Fish while Swimming
Cairo, Egypt - Oct 26, 2006 17:46 EST
An Egyptian teenager choked to death after a fish entered his mouth as he was swimming, Egyptian daily al-Wafd reported.
Eighteen-year-old Yasser Ahmad Hussein was swimming in lake Qaroun, southwest of Cairo, when the freak accident occurred.
Yasser was celebrating the three-day...
Research: Electric Fish in Africa Could be Example of Evolution in Action
Ithaca, New York - Jun 2, 2006 13:33 EST
Avoiding quicksand along the banks of the Ivindo River in Gabon, Cornell neurobiologists armed with oscilloscopes search for shapes and patterns of electricity created by fish in the water.
They know from their previous research that the various groups of local...