South African consul-general Michael Farr holding shark jaws at the centre of the Natal Sharks Board. The Board’s nets are used in Hong Kong to keep sharks away. Photo: CWH South African consul-general Michael Farr holding shark jaws at the centre of the Natal Sharks Board. The Board’s nets are used in Hong Kong to keep sharks away. Photo: CWH
South African consul-general Michael Farr holding shark jaws at the centre of the Natal Sharks Board. The Board’s nets are used in Hong Kong to keep sharks away. Photo: CWH
Old Hong Kong

When shark attacks in Hong Kong claimed three lives and put the city on edge in the summer of 1995

  • In June 1995, a series of shark attacks claimed the lives of three victims in the waters around Sai Kung in Hong Kong’s New Territories
  • Several theories were floated as to what had attracted the sharks, including ocean currents, and the ‘smells’ of fish farming in a bay south of the area

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South African consul-general Michael Farr holding shark jaws at the centre of the Natal Sharks Board. The Board’s nets are used in Hong Kong to keep sharks away. Photo: CWH South African consul-general Michael Farr holding shark jaws at the centre of the Natal Sharks Board. The Board’s nets are used in Hong Kong to keep sharks away. Photo: CWH
South African consul-general Michael Farr holding shark jaws at the centre of the Natal Sharks Board. The Board’s nets are used in Hong Kong to keep sharks away. Photo: CWH
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