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August 19th, 2013
09:51 PM ET

Shark, Bear attacks on the rise

A 14-year-old boy is recovering after a shark attacked him in Hawaii.

The attack is just days after a German tourist lost an arm to a great white in Hawaii, and the ninth shark attack in the state this year.

And on dry land, seven people in five states have been mauled by bears in less than a week.

What's behind the rise in attacks?

OutFront: Jeff Corwin is a wildlife expert, author of the new "Sharks" e-book and the host of "Ocean mysteries".


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