THE best deal, five-star accommodation and a glorious beach are all good reason to consider when choosing a holiday destination, but do you ever think about the shark factor?
The Florida Museum of Natural History, along with the American Elasmobranch Society, administers the International Shark Attack File (ISAF), has created a list of some of the most shark-infested beaches of the world.
It makes sense that the ISAF is hosted in Florida. The "Sunshine State" and one of its beaches – New Smyrna, on the central east coast –' holds the dubious honour of being the shark-attack capital of the world. But even this fact tells us something else about the relativity of shark-attack data (for example, a lot of people are in the water in Florida).
Volusia County's New Smyrna is one of those fine coastal destinations for which Florida is famous. Surrounded on all sides b
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