great white shark

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Synonyms for great white shark

large aggressive shark widespread in warm seas

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Zac Golebiowksi, 15, was bodysurfing 40 yards out when the 15-foot white pointer shark attacked, ripping his right leg off above the knee.
Palmer (1916-1991) was known as a formidable saltwater angler, with notable catches of a 1,148-pound black marlin and a 1,344-pound white pointer shark.
The offer will be made by White Pointer Holdings (Australia) Limited ("White Pointer"), ARBN (070 545 603), a wholly owned subsidiary of Redaurum.
Local men and women flocked to the beach near Albany to try and help wildlife officials but there was little they could do because of the whales' weight and danger from predators like white pointer sharks.
In Western Australia, swimmers fled the water when a large white pointer was spotted near a crowded beach south of Perth.
The white pointer is a protected species under Australian law - but the state government in Perth ordered the latest predator to be hunted down and shot.
He added: 'I've never heard of two white pointers attacking a human this way.
Great whites, also known as white pointers, like to feed on seals, sea lions and dolphins as well as large fish and turtles.
They are also known as White Pointers, Blue Pointers and Man-eaters.