Shark bite victim arrives at US hospital with her attacker

A young woman has reportedly been rushed to Florida hospital after being bitten by a shark, with the animal still attached.

It has been reported that the 23-year-old was bitten by a small nurse shark in Boca Raton.

The South Florida Sun-Sentinel reported that the woman was taken to the hospital by ambulance with the 2ft shark still attached to her arm.


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“I have never seen anything like it,” Boca Raton Ocean Rescue captain Clint Tracy told the newspaper. “Never even heard of anything like this.”

Her arm was splinted around the shark as she lay on a stretcher.

She is expected to make a full recovery but it’s not known if the marine creature survived.

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