A man survived a shark bite by punching it in the nose after it latched onto his arm near Newcastle city on Saturday, the latest shark attack at Australia's popular beaches and coasts, according to local media.
Paul Kenny, 50, was surfing at Samurai Beach, a naturist spot 200km north of Sydney, on Saturday morning when the animal, thought to be a bull shark, bit down on his arm.
The Inspector said there has been a history of shark attacks in recent years along the Eastern seabord area extending from Stockton Beach, up to Nelson Bay and into Hawksnest.
A witness said the first thing that came to Mr Kenny's mind was former pro-surfer Mick Fanning's own near-death experience "so he punched the shark".
He's receiving treatment for minor injuries in the John Hunter Hospital, with both Samurai and One Mile beaches closed for the day as a result.
"Because he had done it... that's what i did".
"I didn't know where it was and if it was going to take my legs", he said.
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He had a lean patch in the Test series and pretty innocuous dismissals as well, so it's good to see him get a score on the board. That is something to learn for usWindies captain, Jason Holder said:Pleased with the guys for the batting effort.
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